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Definition of bounteous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

bounteous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈbaʊntiəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbaʊntiəs//
 
(formal or literary)
 
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giving very generously a bounteous harvest Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French bontif, -ive ‘benevolent’ (from bonte ‘bounty’), on the pattern of plenteous.
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