from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Shining brilliantly; radiant: "tower searchlights . . . as fulgent as half a billion candles” ( Nicholas Proffitt).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Shining brilliantly; radiant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Exquisitely bright; shining; dazzling; effulgent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Shining; very bright; dazzling.
- In heraldry, having rays, as a star or sun.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. shining intensely
Middle English, from Latin fulgēns, fulgent-, present participle of fulgēre, to flash, shine; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Middle English, from Latin fulgens. (Wiktionary)