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plenteous

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adjective plen·te·ous \ˈplen-tē-əs\

Simple Definition of plenteous

  • : existing in large amounts : plentiful or abundant

Full Definition of plenteous

  1. 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. 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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