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lux·u·ri·ant

 (lŭg-zho͝or′ē-ənt, lŭk-sho͝or′-)
adj.
1. Characterized by rich or profuse growth: a luxuriant garden; luxuriant hair. See Synonyms at profuse.
2.
a. Rich and elaborate, as in decoration.
b. Extremely productive: a luxuriant imagination.
3. Marked by or displaying luxury; luxurious: a luxuriant hotel.

[Latin luxuriāns, luxuriant-, present participle of luxuriāre, to be luxuriant; see luxuriate.]

lux·u′ri·ance n.
lux·u′ri·ant·ly adv.

luxuriant

(lʌɡˈzjʊərɪənt)
adj
1. rich and abundant; lush
2. very elaborate or ornate
3. extremely productive or fertile
[C16: from Latin luxuriāns, present participle of luxuriāre to abound to excess]
luxˈuriance n
luxˈuriantly adv
Usage: See at luxurious

lux•u•ri•ant

(lʌgˈʒʊər i ənt, lʌkˈʃʊər-)

adj.
1. abundant in growth, as vegetation; lush.
2. producing abundantly, as soil; fertile.
3. richly abundant, profuse, or superabundant.
4. florid, as imagery or ornamentation; lacking in restraint.
[1530–40; < Latin luxuriant-, s. of luxuriāns, present participle of luxuriāre to be rank or immoderate. See luxury]
lux•u′ri•ance, n.
lux•u′ri•ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.luxuriant - marked by complexity and richness of detail; "an elaborate lace pattern"
fancy - not plain; decorative or ornamented; "fancy handwriting"; "fancy clothes"
2.luxuriant - displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses; "an epicurean banquet"; "enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs"; "Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence"; "a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness"
indulgent - characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone ; "indulgent grandparents"
3.luxuriant - produced or growing in extreme abundance; "their riotous blooming"
abundant - present in great quantity; "an abundant supply of water"

luxuriant

luxuriant

adjective
1. Growing profusely:
2. Given to or marked by unrestrained abundance:
3. Characterized by extravagant, ostentatious magnificence:
Informal: plushy.
Translations

luxuriant

[lʌgˈzjʊərɪənt] ADJexuberante, lozano

luxuriant

[lʌgˈʒʊəriənt] adjluxuriant(e)

luxuriant

adjüppig; flowers, plantsüppig, prächtig; forestdicht; (= thick) beard, hairüppig, dicht; (= elaborate) furnishings, styleprunkvoll, prächtig

luxuriant

[lʌgˈzjʊərɪənt] adj (growth, jungle) → lussureggiante, rigoglioso/a; (beard) → folto/a (fig) (imagination) → ricco/a, fervido/a
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Bahia Blanca -- Geology -- Numerous gigantic Quadrupeds -- Recent Extinction -- Longevity of species -- Large Animals do not require a luxuriant vegetation -- Southern Africa -- Siberian Fossils -- Two Species of Ostrich -- Habits of Oven-bird -- Armadilloes -- Venomous Snake, Toad, Lizard -- Hybernation of Animal -- Habits of Sea-Pen -- Indian Wars and Massacres -- Arrow-head, antiquarian Relic.
A VINE was luxuriant in the time of vintage with leaves and grapes.
Tis said that when The hands of men Tamed this primeval wood, And hoary trees with groans of woe, Like warriors by an unknown foe, Were in their strength subdued, The virgin Earth Gave instant birth To springs that ne'er did flow That in the sun Did rivulets run, And all around rare flowers did blow The wild rose pale Perfumed the gale And the queenly lily adown the dale(Whom the sun and the dew And the winds did woo), With the gourd and the grape luxuriant grew.
A second sort, is of those that have some natural dispositions which have better grace in youth, than in age; such as is a fluent and luxuriant speech; which becomes youth well, but not age: so Tully saith of Hortensius, Idem manebat, neque idem decebat.
Ata's house stood about eight kilometres from the road that runs round the island, and you went to it along a winding pathway shaded by the luxuriant trees of the tropics.
She was happy to be alive and breathing, when her whole being seemed to be one with the sunlight, the color, the odors, the luxuriant warmth of some perfect Southern day.
The general character of the United States, of the Canadas, and of Mexico, is that of luxuriant fertility.
Her hair, which was black, was so luxuriant, that it reached her middle, before she cut it to comply with the modern fashion; and it was now curled so gracefully in her neck, that few could believe it to be her own.
The rivulet was hidden by the luxuriant vegetation of the banks save at one point, where I caught a triangular patch of its glittering water.
Thus, we already see the millions rushing to the luxuriant bosom of America, as a source of help, not inexhaustible indeed, but not yet exhausted.
The river narrowed and flowed sluggishly between the banks which were luxuriant with tropical growth.
The hereditary dominions of the Emperor of Germany contain a great extent of fertile, cultivated, and populous territory, a large proportion of which is situated in mild and luxuriant climates.