luxuriance
noun Date: 1654 the quality or state of being luxuriant

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  • luxuriance — [ lyksyrjɑ̃s ] n. f. • 1752; de luxuriant ♦ Caractère de ce qui est luxuriant, surabondant. ⇒ exubérance. « La végétation, par sa luxuriance même, entretient une saisissante fraîcheur » (Duhamel). Fig. La luxuriance des images dans un poème. ⊗… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Luxuriance — Lux*u ri*ance, n. [Cf. F. luxuriance.] The state or quality of being luxuriant; rank, vigorous growth; excessive abundance produced by rank growth. Tropical luxuriance. B. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • luxuriance — luxuriance. См. луксурианс. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • luxuriance — 1650s; see LUXURIANT (Cf. luxuriant) + ANCE (Cf. ance). Related: Luxuriancy (1640s) …   Etymology dictionary

  • luxuriance — (lu ksu ri an s ) s. f. État d une plante ou d un arbre qui pousse trop en feuilles et en tiges. •   Un jeune arbuste prodigue imprudemment la luxuriance prématurée de son feuillage, DELILLE dans le Dict. de BESCHERELLE.. •   La stérilité des… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • luxuriance — noun The property of being luxuriant. Yet such was the luxuriance of the tropical growth that the rats had not attained such numbers as to provide competition among members of the species …   Wiktionary

  • luxuriance — vešlumas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Labai gero ir spartaus augimo ypatybė, dažnai būdinga vidurūšiams hibridams; specifinis heterozės požymis. atitikmenys: angl. luxuriance rus. буйность; люксурианс; пышность …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • luxuriance — luxuriant ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of vegetation) rich and profuse in growth. 2) (of hair) thick and healthy. DERIVATIVES luxuriance noun luxuriantly adverb. ORIGIN from Latin luxuriare grow rankly , from luxuria luxury, rankness …   English terms dictionary

  • luxuriance — /lug zhoor ee euhns, luk shoor /, n. luxuriant growth or productiveness; rich abundance; lushness. [1720 30; LUXURI(ANT) + ANCE] * * * …   Universalium

  • luxuriance — n. abundance; richness; magnificence; rich ornamentation; fertilitylux·u·ri·ance· || lÊŒk ʃʊrɪəns /lÊŒg zjÊŠÉ™r ,lÉ™g Ê’ÊŠÉ™ …   English contemporary dictionary

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