Literary very bright; radiant
Origin of fulgentMiddle English ; from Classical Latin fulgens (gen. fulgentis), present participle of fulgere, to flash, shine ; from Indo-European an unverified form bhleg-, to shine, gleam from source flame, black
Shining brilliantly; radiant: “tower searchlights &ellipsis; as fulgent as half a billion candles” (Nicholas Proffitt).
Origin of fulgentMiddle English, from Latin fulg&emacron;ns, fulgent-, present participle of fulg&emacron;re, to flash, shine; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.
Middle English, from Latin fulgens.