Definition of luculent in English:

luculent

adjective

rare
  • 1(of writing or speech) clearly expressed.

    clear, lucid, crystal clear, limpid, pellucid, unambiguous, plain, understandable, transparent, comprehensible, intelligible, clearly expressed
  • 2Brightly shining.

    ‘This intense study of obsession is not for the faint-hearted, but his tough and complex music has some unexpected moments of luculent beauty.’
    glittering, sparkling, coruscating, glimmering, glinting, gleaming, glistening, flickering, winking

Origin

Late Middle English (in luculent (sense 2)): from Latin luculentus, from lux, luc- ‘light’.

Pronunciation

luculent

/ˈluːkjʊl(ə)nt/