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addaword.gifdefinition of bioluminescent

adjective
describing a thing in nature which glows in the dark by means of a chemical reaction
Various things in nature are bioluminescent: certain types of fungi, fireflies. You will know which ones because they glow in the dark!
Submitted by: Craig Mansfield from United Kingdom on 11/09/2013 20:48:00
Definition of bioluminescent from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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