Definitions

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

Etymologies

From Latin fulgidus, derived from fulgere. (Wiktionary)

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  • Fitting...

    December 23, 2008

  • @ VanishedOne: egregious

    December 23, 2008

  • Are there any other WeirdNet definitions that look quite so much like thesaurus entries? Edit: oddly enough, the definition for fulgent is nothing of the sort.

    December 21, 2008