Definitions for plethoraˈplɛθ ər ə
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
pleth•o•raˈplɛθ ər ə(n.)
a morbid condition due to excess of red corpuscles in the blood or increase in the quantity of blood.
Origin of plethora:
1535–45; < NL < Gk plēthṓra fullness
overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment(noun)
"an embarrassment of riches"
An excessive amount or number; an abundance.
The menu offers a plethora of cuisines from around the world.
An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.
overfullness; especially, excessive fullness of the blood vessels; repletion; that state of the blood vessels or of the system when the blood exceeds a healthy standard in quantity; hyperaemia; -- opposed to anaemia
state of being overfull; excess; superabundance
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