Copious Definition

Yielding or containing plenty; affording ample supply.
A copious harvest.
American Heritage
Very plentiful; abundant.
Webster's New World
Wordy; profuse or diffuse in language.
Webster's New World
Full of information.
Webster's New World

Origin of Copious

  • From Middle English, from Latin copiosus, copia (“abundance”), from Latin co- + ops (“wealth”) + -osus (“full of”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin cōpiōsus from cōpia abundance op- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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