Definitions

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  • adj. Having a wavy, floating light; opalescent; chatoyant.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a wavy, floating light; opalescent; chatoyant.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a wavy floating light; opalescent; chatoyant.

Etymologies

cymophane +‎ -ous (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Chatoyant is a beautiful word, and now we have a rhythmic synonym. Did anyone notice the usage example "sentence," studded with gem-like words though it be, still lacks a verb? Or is the verb meant to be understood, perhaps?

    November 13, 2012

  • See cymophane; cf. chatoyant.

    November 29, 2011