luminary: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (l'mu-ner"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -nar•ies,
- a celestial body, as the sun or moon.
- a body, object, etc., that gives light.
- a person who has attained eminence in his or her field or is an inspiration to others: one of the luminaries in the field of medical science.
- of, pertaining to, or characterized by light.
- luminary (Thesaurus)