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Definition of effulgent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

effulgent

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ɪˈfʌldʒənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ɪˈfʌldʒənt//
 
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shining brightly Word Origin mid 18th cent. (earlier (mid 17th cent.) as effulgence): from Latin effulgent- ‘shining brightly’, from the verb effulgere, from ex- ‘out’ + fulgere ‘to shine’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: effulgent