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luxuriance

[luhg-zhoo r-ee-uh ns, luhk-shoo r-]
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noun
  1. luxuriant growth or productiveness; rich abundance; lushness.

Origin of luxuriance

First recorded in 1720–30; luxuri(ant) + -ance
Related formso·ver·lux·u·ri·ance, noun
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Word Origin and History for luxuriance

n.

1650s; see luxuriant + -ance. Related: Luxuriancy (1640s).

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