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fulgurate

[ fuhl-gyuh-reyt ]
/ 藞f蕦l gy蓹藢re瑟t /
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verb (used without object), ful路gu路rat路ed, ful路gu路rat路ing.
to flash or dart like lightning.
verb (used with object), ful路gu路rat路ed, ful路gu路rat路ing.
Medicine/Medical. to destroy (especially an abnormal growth) by electricity.
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Origin of fulgurate

1670鈥80; <Latin fulgur膩tus, past participle of fulgur膩re to flash, glitter, lighten, derivative of fulgur flash of lightning

OTHER WORDS FROM fulgurate

ful路gu路ra路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fulgurate

fulgurate
/ (藞f蕦l伞j蕣藢re瑟t) /

verb
(intr) rare to flash like lightning

Derived forms of fulgurate

fulgurant (藞f蕦l伞j蕣r蓹nt), adjective

Word Origin for fulgurate

C17: from Latin fulgur膩re, from fulgur lightning
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