abundant etymology

English word abundant comes from Old French abondant

Detailed word origin of abundant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
abondant Old French (fro)
abundant Anglo-Norman (xno)
aboundant Middle English (enm)
abundant English (eng) (mathematics) Being an abundant number, i.e. less than the sum of all of its divisors except itself. [First attested in the mid 16th century.]. Fully sufficient; found in copious supply; in great quantity; overflowing. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]. Richly supplied; wealthy; possessing in great quantity. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.].