pellucid

The pellucid lake enabled Jake to see the special fish swimming in there!

pellucid \puh-LOO-sid\ , adjective;
1. Transparent; clear; not opaque.
2. Easily understandable.

Quotes:
The prevailing atmosphere as one cruises Kukulcan Boulevard, the busy strip where most of Cancun’s 122 hotels are clustered, remains that of an Orlando or a Las Vegas dropped intact next to pellucid Caribbean waters.
— Larry Rohter, “What’s Doing in Cancun.”, New York Times, March 8, 1998


Origin:
Pellucid comes from Latin pellucidus, “shining, transparent,” from pellucere, “to shine through,” fromper-, “through” + lucere, “to shine.”
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