fulgent
adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fulgent-, fulgens, present participle of fulgēre to shine; akin to Latin flagrare to burn — more at black Date: 15th century dazzlingly bright ; radiantfulgently adverb

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  • Fulgent — Ful gent, a. [L. fulgens, entis, p. pr. of fulgere to flash, glitter, shine, akin to Gr. ? to burn. See {Phlox}, {Flagrant}.] Exquisitely bright; shining; dazzling; effulgent. [1913 Webster] Other Thracians . . . fulgent morions wore. Glower.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Fulgent — (v. lat.), glänzend; Fulgenz, Glanz, Schimmer …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Fulgént — (fulgīd, lat.), leuchtend, blendend …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fulgént — (lat.), leuchtend, schimmernd; Fulgénz, Glanz, Schimmer …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Fulgent — Fulgent, lat. dtsch., leuchtend; Fulguration, Wetterleuchten, Silberblick …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • fulgent — index pretentious (ostentatious) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • fulgent — early 15c., from L. fulgentem (nom. fulgens) shining, bright, prp. of fulgere to shine (see FULMINATE (Cf. fulminate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • fulgent — [ful′jənt] adj. [ME < L fulgens (gen. fulgentis), prp. of fulgere, to flash, shine < IE * bhleg , to shine, gleam > FLAME, BLACK] Literary very bright; radiant fulgently adv …   English World dictionary

  • fulgent — fulgently, adv. fulgentness, n. /ful jeuhnt/, adj. shining brightly; dazzling; resplendent: fulgent patterns of sunlight. [1375 1425; late ME < L fulgent (s. of fulgens, prp. of fulgere), equiv. to fulg flash + ent ENT] * * * …   Universalium

  • fulgent — [ fʌldʒ(ə)nt] adjective literary shining brightly. Origin ME: from L. fulgent , fulgere to shine …   English new terms dictionary

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