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Date: 1200-1300
Language: Old French
Origin: plenté, from Latin plenitas 'fullness', from plenus 'full'

plenty

3 noun
     
plenty3 [uncountable] formal
1 a situation in which there is a lot of food and goods available for people:
a land of plenty
2

in plenty

in large supply or more than enough:
There was food and wine in plenty.

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