Root Word of the Day: PELLUCID

pellucid (adj) – admitting the maximum amount of light; transparently clear
BREAKDOWN: PEL- (utterly) + LUC- (clear) + -ID (to be)

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This word is built on the root LUC-, which means light, clear, and to shine.
Common LUC- words include translucent.
More esoteric LUC- words include lucent and lucubrate.

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