adjective ful·gid \-jə̇d\

Definition of fulgid

  1. 1 archaic :  shining brightly :  glittering the fulgid sunbeams spread abroad their animating light — William Bartram

  2. 2 zoology :  fiery red with metallic reflections

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Origin and Etymology of fulgid

Latin fulgidus, from fulgēre

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