fulgurous

adjective
ful·gu·rous | \ ˈfu̇l-g(y)ə-rəs , ˈfu̇l-jə- , ˈfəl- \

Definition of fulgurous 

: flashing with lightning

First Known Use of fulgurous

1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fulgurous

Latin fulgur

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