Noctilucous Noc`ti*lu"cous, a. Shining in the night. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • noctilucous — noc·ti·lu·cous …   English syllables

  • noctilucous — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|lükəs adjective Etymology: New Latin noctiluca (phosphor) + English ous : shining at night : phosphorescent …   Useful english dictionary

  • noctiluca —   n. (pl. cae luminescent sea creature.    ♦ noctilucal,    ♦ noctilucent, a. luminescent   (applied to living organisms only).    ♦ noctilucence, n.    ♦ noctilucous, a. shining at night; luminescent …   Dictionary of difficult words

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