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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.