lu|mi|nar|y «LOO muh NEHR ee», noun, plural -nar|ies, adjective.
1. a heavenly body that gives or reflects light; the sun, moon, or other light-giving body: »

If the earth's orbit were perfectly circular, the earth's movement around the great central luminary would be uniform (H. J. Bernhard).

2. Figurative. a famous person. SYNONYM(S): celebrity, notable.
3. anything that gives light.
having to do with light.
[< Late Latin lūminarium light, lamp < Latin lūmen, -inis light1]

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