plenteous

adjective plen·te·ous \ ˈplen-tē-əs \

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

plenteously

adverb

plenteousness

noun

Examples of plenteous in a Sentence

  1. a plenteous supply of napkins for the backyard barbecue

Origin and Etymology of plenteous

Middle English plentevous, plenteous, from Anglo-French plentivus, from plentif abundant, from plenté plenty


PLENTEOUS Defined for English Language Learners

plenteous

adjective

Definition of plenteous for English Language Learners

  • : existing in large amounts : plentiful or abundant



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