Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The deposition of the crystals of one mineral species over those of another species, particularly when the individuals or subindividuals of the former have their orientation fixed by the latter; also one of the individuals or subindividuals so deposited.
  • noun A growth over or upon something else.
  • noun Exuberant or excessive growth.

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

  • noun Excessive growth.
  • noun A growth that has covered somethin over.

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

  • noun A usually abundant, luxuriant growth over or on something else. A tangle of growth occurring at the top of trees involving vines and branches, common in jungles.
  • noun An excessive growth or increase in numbers.
  • noun Excessive size; usually caused by over-production of growth hormone from the pituitary gland.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a profusion of growth on or over something else
  • noun excessive size; usually caused by excessive secretion of growth hormone from the pituitary gland

Etymologies

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over- +‎ growth

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