Abundance etymology


English word abundance comes from Latin abundantia (Abundance.)

Etymology of abundance

Detailed word origin of abundance

Dictionary entry Language Definition
abundantia Latin (lat) Abundance.
abondance Old French (fro) Abundance (plentiful amount).
habaundance Middle English (enm)
abundance English (en) (card games) A bid to take nine or more tricks in solo whist. [First attested in the late 19th century.]. A large quantity; many. [First attested around 1150 to 1350.]. An overflowing fullness or ample sufficiency; profusion; copious supply; superfluity; plentifulness. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]. Frequency, amount, ratio of something within a given environment or sample. [First [...]