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This week's theme: words with hidden animals.
chatoyant (shuh-TOI-uhnt) adjective
Having a changeable luster like that of a cat's eye at night.
A chatoyant gemstone, such as a cat's eye.
[From French, present participle of chatoyer (to shine like a cat's eye), from chat (cat).]
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-Anu Garg (garg wordsmith.org)
"Her deep green chatoyant eyes were stunning." Leo L. Sullivan; Life; Triple Crown Publications; 2006.
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