fulgent

[ fuhl-juh nt ]
/ ˈfʌl dʒənt /

adjective

shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent: fulgent patterns of sunlight.

Origin of fulgent

1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin fulgent- (stem of fulgēns, present participle of fulgēre), equivalent to fulg- flash + -ent- -ent
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British Dictionary definitions for fulgent

fulgent

fulgid (ˈfʌldʒɪd)

/ (ˈfʌldʒənt) /

adjective

poetic shining brilliantly; resplendent; gleaming

Derived Formsfulgently, adverb

Word Origin for fulgent

C15: from Latin fulgēre to shine, flash
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