micaceous

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EtymologyEdit

mica +‎ -aceous. From Latin mīca ‎(grain, crumb). Often erroneously associated with Latin micō ‎(to twinkle, glitter) and hence with English micacious.

AdjectiveEdit

micaceous ‎(comparative more micaceous, superlative most micaceous)

  1. Of, pertaining to, consisting of, containing or resembling mica.
  2. (figuratively) sparkling; brilliant
    The book review was a micaceous example of perfection.
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