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conflagrant

[ kuhn-fley-gruhnt ]
/ kənˈfleɪ grənt /
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adjective

blazing; burning; on fire.

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Origin of conflagrant

1650–60; <Latin conflagrant- (stem of conflagrāns), present participle of conflagrāre.See conflagration, -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for conflagrant

conflagrant
/ (kənˈfleɪɡrənt) /

adjective

rare burning fiercely
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