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From Middle French lumineus, from Latin luminosus.

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luminous ‎(comparative more luminous, superlative most luminous)

  1. emitting light; glowing brightly
    • 1924, Herman Melville, Billy Budd, London: Constable & Co., Chapter 11, [1]
      The bonfire in his heart made luminous the rose-tan in his cheek.
  2. brightly illuminated

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