Origin of luscious
Examples from the Web for lusciously
Not quite so lusciously fragrant as those in your grandmother's July garden?Molly Make-Believe|Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
The rats are a numerous race in Antigua, and feed most lusciously upon the sugar-cane, to the grief and loss of the planter.
The absurdity of the imitation of symbolic reasoning is so lusciously rich, that I shall insert it when I make up my final book.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)|Augustus de Morgan
The capillaire plant yielded a lusciously sweet, sugary substance.Pioneers in Canada|Sir Harry Johnston
The delicate features were mignonne, except for the delicious, warm, lusciously cut mouth Was she blonde or brunet he wondered.Out of the Air|Inez Haynes Irwin
Word Origin for luscious
late 15c., perhaps a variant (with form perhaps influenced by Old French luxure, lusure) of Middle English licius "delicious" (c.1400), which is perhaps a shortening of delicious, but OED is against this. Related: Lusciously; lusciousness.