The definition of bounteous is given freely and generously, or plentiful.
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.
- giving freely and generously, without restraint
- provided in abundance; plentiful
Origin of bounteousMiddle English bountevous from Old French bontive: see bounty; modern spelling, spelled as if from bounty
Existing in, characterized by, or producing abundance: bounteous harvests; bounteous land.
Origin of bounteousMiddle English bountevous from Old French bontive benevolent from bonte bounty ; see bounty .