from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, causing, or capable of causing illumination.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Having the power of producing or giving light; tending to enlighten or inform; illustrative.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to illuminate or illustrate; throwing light; illustrative.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of, capable of, or causing illumination


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