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conflagrant

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adjective con·fla·grant \kən-ˈflā-grənt\

Definition of conflagrant



Examples of conflagrant

  1. <smoke from the conflagrant forest spread over hundreds of square miles>



Origin of conflagrant

Latin conflagrant-, conflagrans, present participle of conflagrare to burn, from com- + flagrare to burn — more at black


First Known Use: circa 1656


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