luxuriance

[ luhg-zhoo r-ee-uh ns, luhk-shoo r- ]
/ lʌgˈʒʊər i əns, lʌkˈʃʊər- /

noun

luxuriant growth or productiveness; rich abundance; lushness.

Nearby words

  1. luxemburg, rosa,
  2. luxian,
  3. luxol fast blue,
  4. luxor,
  5. luxulianite,
  6. luxuriant,
  7. luxuriate,
  8. luxurious,
  9. luxury,
  10. luxury tax

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

luxuriance

n.

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

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