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luminiferous

lu·mi·nif·er·ous

luminiferous

 
pronunciation:
lu mih nI f rs
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part of speech: adjective
definition: producing or transmitting light.
similar words:
luminous
Word Parts
The word luminiferous contains the following parts:
luc, lum Latin root that means light; shine
synonyms:
phot, photo
 
-iferous Latin adjective-forming suffix that means producing, bearing, carrying
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See also fer, lat2, -late