A plethora of hamburger patties.
An example of plethora is an excess amount of food for a barbecue.
- 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 pl?th?r? from pl?thein, to be full
- An abundance or excess of something: “[the pitcher's] sinker that clocks in the low nineties … 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 pelə-1 in Indo-European roots.
From Late Latin plethora (earlier pletura), from Ancient Greek Ï€Î»Î·Î¸ÏŽÏÎ· (plÄ“thÅrÄ“, “fullness"), from Ï€Î»Î®Î¸Ï‰ (plÄ“thÅ, “I fill").
plethora - Computer Definition
An abundance or excess.