- The definition of a plethora is an overabundance or excess.
An example of plethora is an excess amount of food for a barbecue.
A plethora of hamburger patties.
- the state of being too full; overabundance; excess
- an abnormal condition characterized by an excess of blood in the circulatory system or in some part of it
Origin of plethoraMedieval Latin ; from Classical Greek plēthōrē ; from plēthein, to be full
- An abundance or excess of something: “[the pitcher's] sinker that clocks in the low nineties &ellipsis; resulting in a plethora of weakly hit groundballs” (Buzz Bissinger).
- An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
Origin of plethoraLate Latin plēthōra, from Greek, from plēthein, to be full; see pel&schwa;-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Late Latin plethora (earlier pletura), from Ancient Greek Ï€Î»Î·Î¸ÏŽÏÎ· (plÄ“thÅrÄ“, â€œfullnessâ€), from Ï€Î»Î®Î¸Ï‰ (plÄ“thÅ, â€œI fillâ€).
plethora - Computer Definition
An abundance or excess.