plenteous


plen·te·ous

adjective \ˈplen-tē-əs\

: existing in large amounts : plentiful or abundant

Full Definition of PLENTEOUS

1
:  fruitful, productive <a plenteous harvest — J. G. Frazer> —usually used with in or of <the seasons had been plenteous in corn — George Eliot>
2
:  constituting or existing in plenty <plenteous grace with thee is found — Charles Wesley>
plen·te·ous·ly adverb
plen·te·ous·ness noun

Examples of PLENTEOUS

  1. <a plenteous supply of napkins for the backyard barbecue>

Origin of PLENTEOUS

Middle English plentevous, plenteous, from Anglo-French plentivus, from plentif abundant, from plenté plenty
First Known Use: 14th century

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