Tru"cu*lent (?), a. [L.truculentus, fr. trux, gen. trucis, wild, fierce: cf. F. truculent.]

1.

Fierce; savage; ferocious; barbarous; as, the truculent inhabitants of Scythia.

Ray.

2.

Cruel; destructive; ruthless.

More or less truculent plagues. Harvey.

 

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