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Meaning of LUXURIANT

Pronunciation:  lug'zhûreeunt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"
  2. [adj]  marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern"

LUXURIANT is a 9 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: abundant, elaborate, exuberant, fancy, lush, profuse, riotous



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lux*u"ri*ant\, a. [L. luxurians, p. pr. of luxuriare:
cf. F. luxuriant. See {Luxuriate}.]
Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; 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.

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