- Rare very productive; fertile: luxuriant soil
- growing with vigor and in great abundance; lush; teeming
- characterized by richness and extravagance, as in ornamentation, invention, etc., often tending to excess: a luxuriant imagination
- luxurious (sense )
Origin of luxuriantClassical Latin luxurians, present participle of luxuriare: see luxuriate
- Characterized by rich or profuse growth: a luxuriant garden; luxuriant hair. See Synonyms at profuse.
- a. Rich and elaborate, as in decoration.b. Extremely productive: a luxuriant imagination.
- Marked by or displaying luxury; luxurious: a luxuriant hotel.
Origin of luxuriantLatin luxurians, luxuriant-, present participle of luxuriare, to be luxuriant; see luxuriate.
(comparative more luxuriant, superlative most luxuriant)
- Abundant in growth or detail.