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Monday, January 27, 2003

Definitions for capacious

  1. Able to contain much; roomy; spacious.

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Citations for capacious
Litter was picked up non stop during the week (mostly by that nice governor with the capacious pockets). Faysal Mikdadi, The Guardian
Out of those capacious receptacles he brought forth a small bottle of Scotch whiskey, a lemon, and some lump sugar. Ellen M. Calder, The Atlantic
Origin of capacious
1605-1615
Capacious is derived from Latin capax, capac-, "able to hold or contain."
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