adjective. (of living organisms) emitting light.
Example sentences of the word bioluminescent
1. Noun, singular or mass
The term glow worm is also used to describe a group of flies known as fungus gnats, some of which are bioluminescent.
Pyrophorus luminosa, also called the fire beetle, is a tropical insect with two large, bioluminescent eye spots on its back, near its head.