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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] copiosus, copia (supply) + -osus (full of)

Pronunciation

Adjective

copious (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
copious

Comparative
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  1. Great in quantity or number, profuse, abundant.
    • 1748. David Hume. Enquiry concerning Human Understanding. Section 3. § 18.
      These loose hints I have thrown together, in order to excite the curiosity of philosophers, and beget a suspicion at least, if not a full persuasion, that this subject is very copious,
  2. Having an abundant supply.

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