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bounteous

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adjective boun·te·ous \ˈbau̇n-tē-əs\

Simple Definition of bounteous

  • : giving or providing many desired things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of bounteous

  1. 1 :  giving or disposed to give freely

  2. 2 :  liberally bestowed

bounteously

adverb

bounteousness

noun

Examples of bounteous in a sentence

  1. Together we give thanks for this bounteous harvest.

  2. <offered a bounteous reward for finding the lost ring>



Origin and Etymology of bounteous

Middle English bountevous, bounteuous, from Anglo-French bontive kind, from bunté


First Known Use: 14th century


BOUNTEOUS Defined for Kids

bounteous

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adjective boun·te·ous \ˈbau̇n-tē-əs\

Definition of bounteous for Students

  1. 1 :  generous 1 <a bounteous host>

  2. 2 :  given in plenty :  abundant <a bounteous harvest>





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