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Luciferous

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Luciferous Giving light; affording light or means of discovery.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • luciferous Giving light; affording light or means of discovery.
    • luciferous In entomology, having phosphorescent organs: applied to insects which emit light, as the glow-worm.
    • luciferous [capitalized] Of or pertaining to Lucifer or Satan; Luciferian; Satanic.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adjs Luciferous of or pertaining to Lucifer: bearing light: affording means of discovery
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Lucifer
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—lux, lucis, light.

Usage

In literature:

You had better, Luciferous.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
When the monarchy was restored it was re-consecrated, and purged of the luciferous taint of Voltaire's dust.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
It must be stopped, Luciferous.
"Marjorie Dean College Junior" by Pauline Lester
Embrace not the opacous and blind side of Opinions, but that which looks most Luciferously or influentially unto Goodness.
"The Works of Sir Thomas Browne" by Thomas Browne
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