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plethora noun [PLETH-uh-ruh] An abnormal bodily condition characterized by an excessive amount of blood in the system.
Definitions for plethora
- An abnormal bodily condition characterized by an excessive amount of blood in the system.
- Excess; superabundance.
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Citations for plethora
A plethora of servants helped make this possible; it was customary for a married officer to have as many as six servants, each with particular duties concerning lamps, fires, bathwater, cooking or sanitation.
India's huge press corps, representing a plethora of papers and magazines, was something else new since my student days.
Origin of plethora
Plethora comes from the Greek plethora, "a fullness," from plethein, "to be full."