[luhg-zhoo r-ee-uh ns, luhk-shoo r-]


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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for luxuriance

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

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper