exuberant


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Exuberant \Ex*u"ber*ant\, a. [L. exuberans, exuberantis, p. pr.
   of exuberare to be abundant; ex + uberare to be fruitful, fr.
   uber fruitful, fertile, uber udder: cf. F. exub['e]rant. See
   Udder.]
   Characterized by abundance or superabundance; plenteous;
   rich; overflowing; copious or excessive in production; as,
   exuberant goodness; an exuberant intellect; exuberant
   foliage. "Exuberant spring." --Thomson. -- Ex*u"ber*ant*ly,
   adv.
   [1913 Webster]
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