luminaries (plural noun)
  1. a person who inspires or influences others, especially one prominent in a particular sphere.
    "one of the luminaries of child psychiatry"
    leading light · guiding light · inspiration · leader · expert · master ·
    panjandrum · dignitary · VIP · star · superstar · megastar · celebrity · celebutante · big name · household name · somebody · name · notable · public figure · important personage · lion · legend · great · giant · bigwig · big shot · big cheese · biggie · celeb
  2. archaic
    a natural light-giving body, especially the sun or moon.
    • an artificial light.
late Middle English: from Old French luminarie or late Latin luminarium, from Latin lumen, lumin- ‘light’.
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Laguages Translations
Arabic جرم سماوي
Bulgarian (ADJECTIVE)светило
Cantonese (Traditional) 卢米尼
Catalan lluminaria
Chinese Simplified 卢米尼
Chinese Traditional 盧米尼
Czech svítidla
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)uitblinker
Estonian Valgusti
Finnish (ADJECTIVE)kuuluisuus, tähti
German (ADJECTIVE)Koryphäe
Greek (ADJECTIVE)φωστήρας
Hindi चन्द्रमा
Hungarian (ADJECTIVE)tudós
Indonesian termasyhur
Italian (ADJECTIVE)luminare
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)光る
Korean 선 각자
Latvian (ADJECTIVE)spīdeklis
Lithuanian šviestuvas
Persian جرم اسمانی
Polish luminarz
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)luminar
Querétaro Otomi Luminaria
Romanian astru
Russian (ADJECTIVE)светило
Serbian (Cyrillic) ктитором
Serbian (Latin) ktitorom
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)svietidlo
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)luminaria
Tamil நச்சரிப்பான
Telugu కనబడతాడు
Thai หลวง
Turkish Aydın
Ukrainian світило
Urdu لومنآری
Vietnamese (ADJECTIVE)Lighting
Yucatec Maya Luminaria
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