Nu"mer*ous (?), a. [L. numerosus. See Number.]
Consisting of a great number of units or individual objects; being many; as, a numerous army.
Such and so numerous was their chivalry.
Consisting of poetic numbers; rhythmical; measured and counted; melodious; musical.
Such prompt eloquence
Flowed from their lips, in prose or numerous verse.
-- Nu"mer*ous*ly, adv. -- Nu"mer*ous*ness, n.
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