rutilant


rutilant
adjective /ˈruːtɪlənt/
shining or glowing with red light

1922: Mother’s milk, Purefoy, the milk of human kin, milk too of those burgeoning stars overhead, rutilant in thin rainvapour, punch milk, such as those rioters will quaff in their guzzlingden, milk of madness, the honeymilk of Canaan’s land. — James Joyce, Ulysses


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  • rutilant — rutilant, ante [ rytilɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • rutillant 1495; lat. rutilans, de rutilare « teindre en rouge » et aussi « briller », de rutilus « d un rouge ardent » 1 ♦ Qui est d un rouge ardent. Vapeurs rutilantes, du peroxyde d azote. 2 ♦ (rutilan… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Rutilant — Ru ti*lant, a. [L. rutilans, p. pr. of rutilare to have a reddish glow, fr. rutilus red: cf. F. rutilant.] Having a reddish glow; shining. [1913 Webster] Parchments . . . colored with this rutilant mixture. Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rutilant — rutilant, ante (ru ti lan, lan t ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui est d un rouge brillant. •   Malgré ses dimensions microscopiques, le protococcus étend sur des espaces de plusieurs kilomètres [de mer] un rutilant tapis, PAYEN Rev. des Deux Mondes,… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • rutilant — rutilánt adj. m., pl. rutilánţi; f. sg. rutilántă, pl. rutilánte Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic  RUTILÁNT, Ă adj. de un roşu aprins. (< fr. rutilant …   Dicționar Român

  • rutilant — [ro͞ot′ l ənt] adj. [L rutilans, prp. of rutilare, to have a reddish glow < rutilus: see RUTILE] Rare glowing, gleaming, etc …   English World dictionary

  • rutilant — ˈrüd.ələnt adjective Etymology: Middle English rutilaunt, from Latin rutilant , rutilans, present participle of rutilare to make red, from rutilus red; akin to Latin ruber red more at red : having a reddish glow : shining sun, which put a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • rutilant — adjective Etymology: Middle English rutilaunt, from Latin rutilant , rutilans, past participle of rutilare to glow reddish, from rutilus ruddy; probably akin to Latin ruber red more at red Date: 15th century having a reddish glow …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • rutilant — /rooht l euhnt/, adj. glowing or glittering with ruddy or golden light. [1490 1500; < L rutilant (s. of rutilans, prp. of rutilare to glow red), equiv. to rutil(us) red, reddish + ant ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • rutilant — [ ru:tɪl(ə)nt] adjective literary glowing or glittering with red or golden light. Origin ME: from L. rutilant , rutilare glow red …   English new terms dictionary

  • rutilant — ru•ti•lant [[t]ˈrut l ənt[/t]] adj. glowing or glittering with ruddy or golden light • Etymology: 1490–1500; < L rutilant , s. of rutilāns, prp. of rutilāre to glow red, der. of rutilus red, reddish; see ant …   From formal English to slang


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