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Dictionary Definition

lustrous adj
1 made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow; "bright silver candlesticks"; "a burnished brass knocker"; "she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves"; "rows of shining glasses"; "shiny black patents" [syn: bright, burnished, shining, shiny]
2 brilliant; "set a lustrous example for others to follow"; "lustrous actors of the time"
3 reflecting light; "glistening bodies of swimmers"; "the horse's glossy coat"; "lustrous auburn hair"; "saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet"; "shining white enamel" [syn: glistening, glossy, sheeny, shiny, shining]

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lustrous (: more lustrous, : most lustrous)
  1. Having a glow.
  2. As if shining with a brilliant light; radiant.

Extensive Definition

Lustre or Luster may refer to:
Luster is the surname of:
lustrous in German: Lustre
lustrous in French: Lustre

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