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plenty

  

      n   pl   , -ties  
1    often foll by: of   a great number, amount, or quantity; lots  
plenty of time, there are plenty of cars on display here     
2    generous or ample supplies of wealth, produce, or resources  
the age of plenty     
3    in plenty   existing in abundance  
food in plenty     
      determiner  
4   
a    very many; ample  
plenty of people believe in ghosts     
b    (as pronoun)  
there's plenty more, that's plenty, thanks     
      adv  
5    Not standard     (chiefly U.S.)   (intensifier)  
he was plenty mad     
6    Informal   more than adequately; abundantly  
the water's plenty hot enough     
     (C13: from Old French plenté, from Late Latin plenitas fullness, from Latin plenus full)  


horn of plenty  
      n  
1       another term for       cornucopia  
2    an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Craterellus cornucopioides, related to the chanterelle and like it funnel shaped but dark brown inside and dark grey outside: found in broad-leaved woodland  
Plenty  
      n   Bay of. a large bay of the Pacific on the NE coast of the North Island, New Zealand  
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Plenty  
      n   Bay of. a large bay of the Pacific on the NE coast of the North Island, New Zealand  


horn of plenty  
      n  
1       another term for       cornucopia  
2    an edible basidiomycetous fungus, Craterellus cornucopioides, related to the chanterelle and like it funnel shaped but dark brown inside and dark grey outside: found in broad-leaved woodland  
plenty  
      n   pl   , -ties  
1    often foll by: of   a great number, amount, or quantity; lots  
plenty of time, there are plenty of cars on display here     
2    generous or ample supplies of wealth, produce, or resources  
the age of plenty     
3    in plenty   existing in abundance  
food in plenty     
      determiner  
4   
a    very many; ample  
plenty of people believe in ghosts     
b    (as pronoun)  
there's plenty more, that's plenty, thanks     
      adv  
5    Not standard     (chiefly U.S.)   (intensifier)  
he was plenty mad     
6    Informal   more than adequately; abundantly  
the water's plenty hot enough     
     (C13: from Old French plenté, from Late Latin plenitas fullness, from Latin plenus full)  

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plenty

  
1    abundance, enough, fund, good deal, great deal, heap(s)     (informal)   lots     (informal)   mass, masses, mine, mountain(s), oodles     (informal)   pile(s)     (informal)   plethora, quantities, quantity, stack(s), store, sufficiency, volume  
2    abundance, affluence, copiousness, fertility, fruitfulness, luxury, opulence, plenitude, plenteousness, plentifulness, profusion, prosperity, wealth  

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