Definitions for plethoraˈplɛθ ər ə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overplus, plethora, superfluity, embarrassment(noun)

    extreme excess

    "an embarrassment of riches"

Wiktionary

  1. plethora(Noun)

    An excessive amount or number; an abundance.

    The menu offers a plethora of cuisines from around the world.

  2. plethora(Noun)

    An excess of red blood cells or bodily humours.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Plethora(noun)

    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

  2. Plethora(noun)

    state of being overfull; excess; superabundance

  3. Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. , fr. to be or become full. Cf. Pleonasm.]


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