Vo*lu"mi*nous (?), a. [L. voluminosus: cf. F. volumineux.]
Of or pertaining to volume or volumes.
Consisting of many folds, coils, or convolutions.
But ended foul in many a scaly fold,
Voluminous and vast.
Over which dusky draperies are hanging, and voluminous curtains have long since fallen.
Of great volume, or bulk; large.
(c) Consisting of many volumes or books; as, the collections of Muratori are voluminous.
Having written much, or produced many volumes; copious; diffuse; as, a voluminous writer.
-- Vo*lu"mi*nous*ly, adv. -- Vo*lu"mi*nous*ness, n.
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