1. Exceeding what is natural or necessary; superabundant; exuberant; as, a redundant quantity of bile or food.

2. Using more words or images than are necessary or useful; pleonastic.

Synonyms: Superfluous, superabundant, excessive, exuberant, overflowing, plentiful, copious.

Origin: L. Redundans, -antis, p. Pr. Of redundare: cf. F. Redondant. See Redound.

(23 Jan 2009)