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ig•nis fat•u•us



Pronunciation: (ig'nis fach'OO-us), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ignis-fatuus.html on line 77 [key]
pl. ig•nes fat•u•iPronunciation: (ig'nēz fach'OO-ī"). Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/ignis-fatuus.html on line 91 [key]

1. Also called friar's lantern, will-o'-the-wisp. a flitting phosphorescent light seen at night, chiefly over marshy ground, and believed to be due to spontaneous combustion of gas from decomposed organic matter.
2. something deluding or misleading.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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