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luxuriance

[ luhg-zhoor-ee-uhns, luhk-shoor- ]
/ lʌgˈʒʊər i əns, lʌkˈʃʊər- /
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noun

luxuriant growth or productiveness; rich abundance; lushness.

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Origin of luxuriance

First recorded in 1720–30; luxuri(ant) + -ance

OTHER WORDS FROM luxuriance

o·ver·lux·u·ri·ance, noun
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