superabundant

adjective

su·​per·​abun·​dant ˌsü-pər-ə-ˈbən-dənt How to pronounce superabundant (audio)
superabundance noun
superabundantly adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Unlike the superabundant green iguana, which is native to Central and South America and widely introduced elsewhere, there are exceedingly few Anegada rock iguanas. Murray Carpenter, BostonGlobe.com, 4 June 2022

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Word History

Etymology

Middle English, from Late Latin superabundant-, superabundans, from present participle of superabundare

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of superabundant was in the 15th century

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Cite this Entry

“Superabundant.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superabundant. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

Kids Definition

superabundant

adjective
su·​per·​abun·​dant ˌsü-pə-rə-ˈbən-dənt How to pronounce superabundant (audio)
: more than ample : excessive
superabundant zeal
a superabundant harvest
superabundance noun
superabundantly adverb
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