from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Scintillant, coruscant; marked by fleeting flashes of radiant light.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Shining; glittering; dazzling.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Flashing; glittering; shining; gleaming; dazzling: as, “fulgid weapons,”
- Specifically In entom.; Of a bright, fiery red.
- Of a reddish-brown diaphanous color with red reflections, as displayed on the wings of certain Hymenoptera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having brief brilliant points or flashes of light
We are all in thrall to the fulgid patriarch that boils the summer sky.
But that which most excessively dazzled my sight, was a very black robe, fulgid with
THE tempest now relaxes, its impetus is spent, and a calm serenity gradually takes place; by noon they break away, the blue sky appears, the fulgid sun-beams spread abroad their animating light, and the steady western wind resumes his peaceful reign.
Travels Through North & South Carolina, Georgia, East & West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges, or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Chactaws; Containing An Account of the Soil and Natural Productions of Those Regions, Together with Observations on the Manners of the Indians.
Through the brown shade the fulgid weapons shined:
"aquatic gods," daemons with fulgid eyes, and all the rest of the