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ūber , ĕris (abl. uberi;
I.but ubere campo,Col. 6, 27, 1), adj [1. uber; cf. ibid. II. C.], rich in something, full, fruitful, fertile, abundant, plentiful, copious, productive (class.; syn.: ferax, fertilis, fecundus).
I. Lit.: “seges spicis uberibus et crebris,Cic. Fin. 5, 30, 91: “messis,Plaut. Rud. 3, 2, 23: “fruges,Hor. C. 4, 15, 5: itaque res uber fuit, antequam vastassent regiones, Cato ap. Prisc. p. 647 P.: “Umbria me genuit terris fertilis uberibus,Prop. 1, 22, 10; cf.: “in uberi agro,Liv. 29, 25, 12: “uber solum,Tac. H. 5, 6: “(Neptunus) Piscatu novo me uberi compotivit,Plaut. Rud. 4, 2, 6: “onus,id. Ps. 1, 2, 64; cf. Col. 6, 27: bellum, productive in booty, Just. 38, 7, 9: gravis imber et uber. copious, Lucr. 6, 290: “guttae,id. 1, 349: “aquae,Ov. M. 3, 31: “aqua prolluens et uber,Cic. Q. Fr. 3, 1, 2, 3: “rivi,Hor. C. 2, 19, 10.—Comp.: agro bene culte nihil potest esse nec usu uberius nec specie ornatius, Cic. Sen. 16, 57: “neque enim robustior aetas Ulla nec uberior (aestate),Ov. M. 15, 208: “subtemen,fuller, stouter, Plaut. Merc. 3, 1, 20.—Sup.: “uberrimi laetissimique fructus,Cic. N. D. 2, 62, 156.— With abl.: “arbor ibi niveis uberrima pomis,Ov. M. 4, 89: “(Sulmo) gelidis uberrimus undis,id. Tr. 4, 10, 3: “uberrimus quaestus,the most profitable, Ter. Eun. 2, 2, 22: equum nimis strigosum et male habitum, sed equitem ejus uberrimum et habitissimum viderunt, exceedingly stout, plump, or fat, Massur. Sabin. ap. Gell. 4, 20, 11.— With gen.: “regio cum aeris ac plumbi uberrima, tum et minio,Just. 44, 3, 4: frugum, Att. ap. Non. 498, 6.—Absol.: “teneant uberrima Teucer Et Libys,the most fruitful regions, Val. Fl. 1, 510.—
1. Lit., more fruitfully, more fully, more copiously or plentifully: “uberius nulli provenit ista seges,Ov. P. 4, 2, 12: “flere uberius,Cic. Phil. 2, 31, 77: “mores mali quasi herba irrigua succreverunt uberrime,most luxuriantly, Plaut. Trin. 1, 1, 9.—
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