meteorous

me·te·or·ous

 (mē′tē-ər-əs, mē-tē′-) Archaic
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or resembling an atmospheric phenomenon.
2. Of, relating to, or resembling a comet or meteor.

[Early Modern English meteor, atmospheric or astronomical phenomenon + -ous.]

meteorous

(ˈmiːtɪərəs)
adj
resembling, or having the nature of, a meteor
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Such meteorous appearances are to be explained in this way--that they are the reflections of the Aurora Borealis, and it is highly probable they are caused principally by electricity."
So spake our Mother EVE, and ADAM heard VVell pleas'd, but answer'd not; for now too nigh Th' Archangel stood, and from the other Hill To thir fixt Station, all in bright array The Cherubim descended; on the ground Gliding meteorous, as Ev'ning Mist Ris'n from a River o're the marish glides, And gathers ground fast at the Labourers heel Homeward returning.
They give a reality to the circumjacent picture which such a vanishing meteorous appearance can ill spare.