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- 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.