adjective ful·gent \ˈfl-jənt, ˈfəl-\

Definition of FULGENT

:  dazzlingly bright :  radiant
ful·gent·ly adverb

Examples of FULGENT

  1. <a fulgent sun peeked from behind the clouds>

Origin of FULGENT

Middle English, from Latin fulgent-, fulgens, present participle of fulgēre to shine; akin to Latin flagrare to burn — more at black
First Known Use: 15th century


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