Origin of refulgentClassical Latin refulgens, present participle of refulgere, to reflect light: see re- and fulgent
Origin of refulgentLatin refulgēns refulgent- present participle of refulgēre to flash back re- re- fulgēre to flash ; see bhel-1 in Indo-European roots.
- re·ful′gence re·ful′gen·cy
(comparative more refulgent, superlative most refulgent)
From Latin refulgentem, accusative singular of refulgÄ“ns, present active participle of refulgeÅ, from re- (“back") + fulgeÅ (“shine").