English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin numerōsus (numerous, abundant; harmonious), from numerus (number). Doublet of numerous.

Adjective edit

numerose (comparative more numerose, superlative most numerose)

  1. Obsolete form of numerous.
    • 1683, Walter Charleton, Three Anatomic Lectures, page 92:
      [] For, Mechanic Examples of this kind are every where so obvious to sense, and so numerose, that only to enumerate them would be a task hard and tediose.

Interlingua edit

Adjective edit

numerose (comparative plus numerose, superlative le plus numerose)

  1. numerous

Italian edit

Adjective edit

numerose f

  1. feminine plural of numeroso

Anagrams edit

Latin edit

Adverb edit

numerōsē (comparative numerōsius, superlative numerōsissimē)

  1. numerously, manifoldly, abundantly, plentifully
  2. harmoniously, melodically, rhythmically

Synonyms edit

Related terms edit

References edit

  • numerose”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • numerose”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • numerose in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a rhythmical cadence: numerose cadere
    • his style has a well-balanced cadence: oratio numerose cadit