SCINTILLANT
, ANTE. adj.
(On prononce les deux L, sans les mouiller.) Qui scintille.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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  • scintillant — adjective Date: 1610 that scintillates ; sparkling • scintillantly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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