Etymology
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voluminous (adj.)

1610s, "forming a large mass," also "full of turnings and windings," from Late Latin voluminosus, from Latin volumen (genitive voluminis) "volume" (see volume). Related: Voluminously; voluminousness.

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Definitions of voluminous

voluminous (adj.)
large in volume or bulk;
a voluminous skirt
voluminous (adj.)
marked by repeated turns and bends;
Synonyms: tortuous / twisting / twisty / winding
voluminous (adj.)
large in number or quantity (especially of discourse);
a subject of voluminous legislation
Synonyms: copious
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