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plentitude

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noun plen·ti·tude \ˈplen-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

Definition of plentitude



Examples of plentitude

  1. <that new baby is in for a plentitude of love>

  2. <a plentitude of lumber for the current housing market>



Origin of plentitude

by alteration (influenced by plenty)


First Known Use: 1615


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