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Meaning of SPLENDENT

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Splen"dent\, a. [L. splendens, -entis, p. pr. of
splendere to shine.]
1. Shining; glossy; beaming with light; lustrous; as,
   splendent planets; splendent metals. See the Note under 3d
   {Luster}, 4.

2. Very conspicuous; illustrious. ``Great and splendent
   fortunes.''

 

 

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