The definition of bounteous is given freely and generously, or plentiful.(adjective)
When the soil is fertile, the rain is at the right level and crops grow better than ever, this is an example of when the earth is bounteous.
See bounteous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME bountevous < OFr bontive: see bounty; modern sp. as if < bounty
See bounteous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English bountevous
Origin: , from Old French bontive, benevolent
Origin: , from bonte, bounty; see bounty.
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