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Webster 1913 Edition


Luxuriant

Lux-u′ri-ant

,
Adj.
[L.
luxurians
, p. pr. of
luxuriare
: cf. F.
luxuriant
. See
Luxuriate
.]
1.
Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; profuse; very abundant;
as, a
luxuriant
growth of grass;
luxuriant
foliage.
Prune the
luxuriant
, the uncouth refine.
Pope.
Luxuriant flower
(Bot.)
,
one in which the floral envelopes are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.

Webster 1828 Edition


Luxuriant

LUXU'RIANT

, a.
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.

Definition 2022


luxuriant

luxuriant

English

Adjective

luxuriant (comparative more luxuriant, superlative most luxuriant)

  1. Abundant in growth or detail.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lyk.sy.ʁjɑ̃/
  • Homophone: luxuriants

Adjective

luxuriant m (feminine singular luxuriante, masculine plural luxuriants, feminine plural luxuriantes)

  1. luxuriant

Latin

Verb

luxuriant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of luxuriō