from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Shining in the night; luminescent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shining in the night.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as noctilucent.


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  • The discovery gave me keener pleasure than I had known in years -- I had suspected it for some time after I found the noctilucous stars on the ceiling of my sitting-room at the palace.

    Romance Island


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