adjective \-ē-ənt\

: having heavy and thick growth

: having an appealingly rich quality

Full Definition of LUXURIANT

a :  yielding abundantly :  fertile, fruitful
b :  characterized by abundant growth :  lush <luxuriant vegetation>
:  abundantly and often extravagantly rich and varied :  prolific
:  characterized by luxury :  luxurious <a luxuriant fabric>
lux·u·ri·ant·ly adverb

Examples of LUXURIANT

  1. <an older man who still has a luxuriant head of hair>
  2. <a luxuriant coat of fur>

First Known Use of LUXURIANT

circa 1540

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Rhymes with LUXURIANT


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