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Topic: PLANTS

Date: 1400-1500
Origin: Perhaps from Old French lache 'soft, loose'

lush

1 adjective
     
lush1
1HBPDLG plants that are lush grow many leaves and look healthy and strong:
a lush green mountainous island
The fields were lush with grass and flowers.
2 very beautiful, comfortable, and expensive [= luxurious]:
lush carpets
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