profluent

adjective
pro·​flu·​ent | \ ˈprä-ˌflü-ənt How to pronounce profluent (audio) , ˈprō-; prō-ˈflü- How to pronounce profluent (audio) \

Definition of profluent

: flowing copiously or smoothly

First Known Use of profluent

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for profluent

Middle English, from Latin profluent-, profluens, present participle of profluere to flow forth, from pro- forth + fluere to flow — more at pro-, fluid

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The first known use of profluent was in the 15th century

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“Profluent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/profluent. Accessed 7 Dec. 2021.

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