brutum fulmen

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Latin noun phrase bru·tum ful·men \ˌbrü-tu̇m-ˈfu̇l-men\

Definition of brutum fulmen

  1. :  meaningless thunderbolt :  an empty threat :  an ineffectual legal judgement


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