From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Opulent \Op"u*lent\, a. [L. opulens, opulentus, fr. ops, opis,
   power, wealth, riches, perh. akin to E. apt: cf. F. opulent.
   Cf. Copious, Couple, Office.]
   Having a large estate or property; wealthy; rich; affluent;
   as, an opulent city; an opulent citizen. -- Op"u*lent*ly,
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         I will piece
         Her opulent throne with kingdoms.        --Shak.
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