Origin of fluctuant
Examples from the Web for fluctuant
Put forth thy wings, thy coronals of Love, wrap thee with fluctuant Winds and exulting Seas!The Masque of the Elements|Herman Scheffauer
She seemed to be clothed in fluctuant light, and yet it could not dim one radiance of her beauty."Persons Unknown"|Virginia Tracy
Brown is fluctuant; he once lay at a woman's house in Pemlicoe, Dublin.
With fluctuant blackness against immutable blackness great sweeping pine trees swished weirdly into the horizon.Peace on Earth, Good-will to Dogs|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
And the fluctuant oceans plume on plume Bears down to a rock-ribbed hidden doom, And the sky is ashen gray.Trench Ballads and Other Verses|Erwin Clarkson Garrett
British Dictionary definitions for fluctuant
Word Origin and History for fluctuant
1550s, from Latin fluctuantem (nominative fluctuans), present participle of fluctuare "to move in waves" (see fluctuation).