from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as luxuriance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The state or quality of being luxuriant; luxuriance.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Obsolete form of luxuriance.


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  • Husband; but that the author, being carried away by the luxuriancy of a genius, which he had not the heart to prune, on a general survey of the whole, distrusting the propriety of that title, added the under one: with an OR, The Accomplished


  • A knot of artificial flowers restrained the luxuriancy of her fine black hair, that flowed in shining ringlets adown her snowy neck.

    The Adventures of Ferdinand Count Fathom

  • Olivia, now about eighteen, had that luxuriancy of beauty with which painters generally draw Hebe; open, sprightly, and commanding.

    The Vicar of Wakefield

  • The natives being departed, we set out to observe the country, which, on inspection, rather disappointed our hopes, being invariably sandy and unpromising for the purposes of cultivation, though the trees and grass flourish in great luxuriancy.

    The Expedition to Botany Bay

  • In addition to this flattering appearance, the face of the country is such, as to promise success whenever it shall be cultivated, the trees being at a considerable distance from each other, and the intermediate space filled, not with underwood, but a thick rich grass, growing in the utmost luxuriancy.

    The Expedition to Botany Bay

  • Melons, cucumbers and pumpkins run with unbounded luxuriancy, and I am convinced that the grapes of New South Wales will, in a few years, equal those of any other country.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • An acre of maize, at the bottom of the marine garden, is equal in luxuriancy of promise to any I ever saw in any country.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • But the discovery which constitutes its value is the New Zealand flax, plants of which are found growing in every part of the island in the utmost luxuriancy and abundance.

    The Expedition to Botany Bay

  • Her age about eighteen, the firmness, the symmetry and the luxuriancy of her bosom might have tempted painting to copy its charms.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson

  • The contiguous country as white as if covered with snow, contrasted with the foliage of trees flourishing in the verdure of tropical luxuriancy*.

    The Settlement at Port Jackson


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