from The Century Dictionary.

  • 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 the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective rare Shining; glittering; dazzling.

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  • adjective Scintillant, coruscant; marked by fleeting flashes of radiant light.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective having brief brilliant points or flashes of light


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From Latin fulgidus, derived from fulgere.


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  • 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

  • @ VanishedOne: egregious

    December 23, 2008

  • Fitting...

    December 23, 2008