Other Word Forms of Fulminate
Origin of Fulminate
From Latin fulminātus, past participle of fulminō (“lighten, hurl or strike with lightning”), from fulmen (“lightning which strikes and sets on fire, thunderbolt”), from earlier *fulgmen, *fulgimen, from fulgō, fulgeō (“flash, lighten”). More at fulgent.
Middle English fulminaten from Latin fulmināre fulmināt- to strike with lightning from fulmen fulmin- lightning that strikes bhel-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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