overplus

[ oh-ver-pluhs ]
/ ˈoʊ vərˌplʌs /

noun

an excess over a particular amount; surplus: After the harvest the overplus was distributed among the tenantry.

Nearby words

  1. overpay,
  2. overpeople,
  3. overpersuade,
  4. overpitch,
  5. overplay,
  6. overpopulate,
  7. overpopulated,
  8. overpopulation,
  9. overpotential,
  10. overpower

Origin of overplus

1350–1400; Middle English; partial translation of Old French surplus surplus

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British Dictionary definitions for overplus

overplus

/ (ˈəʊvəˌplʌs) /

noun

surplus or excess quantity
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