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Existing in, characterized by, or producing abundance: bounteous harvests; bounteous land.
[Middle English bountevous, from Old French bontive, benevolent, from bonte, bounty; see bounty.]
1. giving freely; generous: the bounteous goodness of God.
2. plentiful; abundant
boun•te•ous(ˈbaʊn ti əs)
1. giving or disposed to give freely; generous; liberal.
2. freely bestowed; plentiful; abundant.
[1325–75; Middle English bountevous < Middle French bontive (bonte bounty + -ive, feminine of -if -ive) + -ous]
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|Adj.||1.||bounteous - given or giving freely; "was a big tipper"; "the bounteous goodness of God"; "bountiful compliments"; "a freehanded host"; "a handsome allowance"; "Saturday's child is loving and giving"; "a liberal backer of the arts"; "a munificent gift"; "her fond and openhanded grandfather"|
generous - willing to give and share unstintingly; "a generous donation"