Definitions for noctilucentˌnɒk təˈlu sənt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

noc•ti•lu•centˌnɒk təˈlu sənt(adj.)

  1. (of high-altitude clouds) visible during the short night of the summer.

    Category: Meteorology

Origin of noctilucent:

1885–90; < L nocti- =noct-, s. of nox night + -i - +lucent


Princeton's WordNet

  1. noctilucent(adj)

    shining or glowing by night

    "the noctilucent eyes of a cat"


  1. noctilucent(Adjective)

    Shining or glowing at night, especially of very high-altitude clouds that reflect sunlight long after sunset.


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