Definition of supernumerous in English:

supernumerous

adjective

  • Excessive in number; extra; = "supernumerary".

Origin

Mid 17th century. From super- + numerous. Compare earlier supernumerary (and foreign-language forms cited at that entry) and supernumeral.

Pronunciation

supernumerous

/ˌsjuːpərˈnjuːm(ə)rəs//ˌsuːpərˈnjuːm(ə)rəs/