innumerous

[ ih-noo-mer-uh-buh l or ih-noo-mer-uh s; ih-nyoo- ]SEE DEFINITION OF innumerous
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High and low, the innumerous hum of insects vibrated on the air.

The spires of the grasses were washed in dew; the innumerous was as one green flower that had lain all night in the moonshine.

What can induce them in that route to go, In which innumerous before have gone, And died in misery poor and woe-begone?

In that inundation of the light of heaven the stars paled, innumerous, like a silvery powder sprinkled by the moonshine.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Latin innumerabilis "countless, immeasurable," from in- "not" (see in- (1)) + numerabilis "able to be numbered," from numerare "to count, number," from numerus "a number" (see number (n.)).

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