Origin of luxuriant
Examples from the Web for luxuriant
Anderson is covering her breasts, water spritzing at her face, Williams is shot in luxuriant side-profile.Prince Fielder’s Demi Moore Moment: World Loses It Over Athlete Without Six-Pack|Tim Teeman|July 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In between, luxuriant stretches of time pass in which there is no action at all.
Rather, he seeks recognition for his luxuriant beard and colorful costumes, and perhaps for his romantic success.
The vegetation of Cuba is of the most luxuriant and beautiful description.Cuba|Arthur D. Hall
His imaginary world was peopled by women with pale faces and luxuriant auburn hair, pondering upon the mysteries of the universe.The Book of Art for Young People|Agnes Conway
Nor even does that, luxuriant though it be, lead him astray.The London Pulpit|J. Ewing Ritchie
Here Mellie sat in the glass-roofed garden, staring moodily at the luxuriant vegetation.The Martian Cabal|Roman Frederick Starzl
My thoughts were running in some such groove, but they were all as tangled and confused as the luxuriant undergrowth around me.The Argosy|Various
British Dictionary definitions for luxuriant
Word Origin for luxuriant
Word Origin and History for luxuriant
1530s, from Middle French luxuriant and directly from Latin luxuriantem (nominative luxurians), present participle of luxuriare "have to excess, grow profusely" (see luxuriate). Related: Luxuriantly.