Definition of fulgetrum, fulgetrum
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LNS
fulgētrum, fulgētrī
(fulgetrum, fulgetrī)
fulgeo
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. heat-lightning, lightning
Abbreviations
fulgē^trum, i (fem. plur. acc. fulgetras, Plin. 28, 2, 5, § 25.

—Post-class. plur. fulgitrua, Hyg. F. 183, unless we should read fulgetra), n. fulgeo, heat-lightning, lightning: Heraclitus existimat fulgurationem esse velut apud nos incipientium ignium conatus et primum flammam incertam, modo intereuntem modo resurgentem. Haec antiqui fulgetra dicebant, Sen. Q. N. 2, 56, 1; Plin. 2, 54, 55, § 142: si in nube luctetur flatus aut vapor, tonitrua edi; si erumpat ardens, fulmina; si longiore tractu nitatur, fulgetra, id. 2, 43, 43, § 112: quae pingi non possunt, id. 35, 10, 36, § 96.
 
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