plentiful

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From plenty +‎ -ful.

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plentiful (comparative plentifuller or more plentiful, superlative plentifullest or most plentiful)

  1. Existing in large number or ample amount.
    a plentiful harvest
    a plentiful supply of water
    She accumulated a plentiful collection of books.
  2. Yielding abundance; fruitful.
    Some years, the tree is a plentiful source of apples.
    • Francis Bacon
      If it be a long winter, it is commonly a more plentiful year.
  3. (obsolete) lavish; profuse; prodigal
    • Francis Bacon
      He that is plentiful in expenses will hardly be preserved from decay.

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