Plethora definitions

plĕth'ər-ə
An abundance or excess of something.
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The state of being too full; overabundance; excess.
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An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
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An abnormal condition characterized by an excess of blood in the circulatory system or in some part of it.
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The definition of a plethora is an overabundance or excess.

An example of plethora is an excess amount of food for a barbecue.

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An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
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An abundance or excess.
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(usually followed by of) An excessive amount or number; an abundance.

The menu offers a plethora of cuisines from around the world.

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(medicine, archaic) An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.
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Origin of plethora

From Late Latin plethora (earlier pletura), from Ancient Greek πληθώρη (plÄ“thōrÄ“, “fullness"), from πλήθω (plÄ“thō, “I fill").