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lustre

Definition of lustre:

part of speech: noun

Brightness; splendour; fame; renown; a candlestick or gas pendant, ornamented with drops, & c.; in min., a term intended to describe the intensity and quality of the light reflected from the newly- fractured surfaces of rocks and minerals, as a mineral of a splendent, shining, metallic, vitreous, or pearly lustre.

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