from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An overabundance; a great amount

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Superabundance; superfluity; an overflowing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. That which is more than is wanted; a superabundance or superfluity.


From Latin super + fluxus (Wiktionary)



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