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 … as fulgent as half a billion candles” ( Nicholas Proffitt )
Origin of fulgentMiddle English from Latin fulgēns fulgent- present participle of fulgēre to flash, shine ; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.
Middle English, from Latin fulgens.