Webster 1913 Edition
luxurians, p. pr. of
luxuriare: cf. F.
Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; profuse; very abundant;
luxuriantgrowth of grass;
luxuriant, the uncouth refine.
one in which the floral envelopes are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Exuberant in growth; abundant; as a luxuriant growth of grass.
2.Exuberant in plenty; superfluous in abundance.
Prune the luxuriant, the uncouth refine.
3.A luxuriant flower multiplies the covers of the fructification so as to destroy the essential parts.