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fulgurous

[fuhl-gyer-uh s] /ˈfʌl gyər əs/
adjective
1.
characteristic of or resembling lightning:
the fulgurous cracking of a whip.
Origin of fulgurous
1610-1620
1610-20; < Latin fulgur- (see fulgurate) + -ous
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  • The naturalists say they are generated in the sky by fulgurous exhalation conglobed in a cloud by the circumfused humor.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
British Dictionary definitions for fulgurous

fulgurous

/ˈfʌlɡjʊrəs/
adjective
1.
(rare) flashing like or resembling lightning; fulgurant
Word Origin
C17: from Latin fulgur lightning
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