Her fur was lustrous and her nose looked like black velvet.
His eyes were large and lustrous, his nose rather long and his countenance bright and cheerful."
At large few European birds possess greater beauty, the pure white of its scapulars and inner web of the flight-feathers contrasting vividly with the deep glossy black on the rest of its body and wings, while its long tail is lustrous with green, bronze, and purple reflections.
Plumbic acid, Pb0(OH) 21 is obtained as a bluish-black, lustrous body of electrolysing an alkaline solution of lead sodium tartrate.
It forms a lustrous, nearly black crystalline mass, composed of minute rhombohedra.