superabound

verb

su·​per·​abound ˌsü-pər-ə-ˈbau̇nd How to pronounce superabound (audio)
superabounded; superabounding; superabounds

intransitive verb

: to abound or prevail in greater measure or to excess

Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Late Latin superabundare, from Latin super- + abundare to abound

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superabound was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Superabound.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superabound. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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