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Meaning of NUMEROUS

Pronunciation:  'noomurus

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  amounting to a large indefinite number; "numerous times"; "the family was numerous"

NUMEROUS is a 8 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: many



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nu"mer*ous\, a. [L. numerosus. See {Number}.]
1. Consisting of a great number of units or individual
   objects; being many; as, a numerous army.

         Such and so numerous was their chivalry. --Milton.

2. Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and
   counted; melodious; musical. [Obs.]

         Such prompt eloquence Flowed from their lips, in
         prose or numerous verse.              --Milton.
   -- {Nu"mer*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Nu"mer*ous*ness}, n.

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