Lux*u"ri*ant (?), a. [L. luxurians, p. pr. of luxuriare: cf. F. luxuriant. See Luxuriate.]
Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; very abundant; as, a luxuriant growth of grass; luxuriant foliage.
Prune the luxuriant, the uncouth refine.
Luxuriant flower Bot., one in which the floral envelopes are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.
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