A'ffluent. adj. [affluent, Fr. affluens, Lat.]
- Flowing to any part.
These parts are no more than foundation-piles of the ensuing body; which are afterwards to be increased and raised to a greater bulk by the affluent blood, that is transmitted out of the mother's body. Harvey on Consumptions.
- Abundant; exuberant; wealthy.
I see thee, Lord and end of my desire,
Loaded and blest with all the affluent store,
Which human vows at smoaking shrines implore. Prior.