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 for Luxuriant flower
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Luxuriant \Lux*u"ri*ant\, a. [L. luxurians, p. pr. of luxuriare:
     cf. F. luxuriant. See Luxuriate.]
     1. Exuberant in growth; rank; excessive; profuse; very
        abundant; as, a luxuriant growth of grass; luxuriant
        foliage.
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              Prune the luxuriant, the uncouth refine. --Pope.
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     2. Producing luxuriant growth; very fertile; -- of soil.
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     3. Having or producing an abundance of elaborate details;
        unrestrained; -- of imagery or ornamentation.
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     Luxuriant flower (Bot.), one in which the floral envelopes
        are overdeveloped at the expense of the essential organs.
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