iridescent

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iridescent

 

(English)

adjective
displaying a play of lustrous colors like those of the rainbow.

Derived forms:

iridescence (ˌiriˈdescence) noun

iridescently (ˌiriˈdescently) adverb

Word origin of 'iridescent'

C18: from irido- + -escent

Translations:

(Spanish) iridiscente, irisado

Synonims:

shimmering, pearly, opalescent

In context:

(EN) “ You were sheltered by a starry firmament akin to silicon powder glittering whose aurora-like iridescent luminescence made the night as light as day. ”

 
 
 

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