previous next
fulgŭro , āre,
I.v. impers. [id.], to lighten (less freq. than fulgeo; in many MSS. the reading oscillates between the two words; cf. Spald. and Zumpt ad Quint. 2, 16, 19, and Mos. and Orell. ad Cic. N. D. 2, 25, 65).
II. Trop.
A. Of oratory (cf. fulgeo, I. B.): fulgurat in ullo umquam verius dicta vis eloquentiae? Plin. H. N. praef. § 5; Quint. 2, 16, 19 (v. fulgeo, I. B.), Plin. Ep. 1, 20, 19.—
B. To flash, glitter, glisten, shine (poet.): “vetitoque domus jam fulgurat auro,Stat. Th. 4, 191: “cernis, oculis qui fulgurat ignis!Sil. 12, 723.—Part.: fulgŭrātus , a, um, pass. only as subst. plur.: fulgŭrāta , orum, n., things struck by lightning: “omnibus fulguratis odor sulphuris inest,Sen. Q. N. 2, 21, 2.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: