What does the word multitudinous mean?

Usage examples for multitudinous

  1. This unquestionable fact being taken for granted, let us now consider under what conditions live the multitudinous herds of horned cattle which in Russia and in South America are reared and supported solely for the produce of their flesh, and sometimes, too, for that of their hides. – On the cattle plague: or, Contagious typhus in horned cattle. Its history, origin, description, and treatment by Honoré Bourguignon
  2. The French play delights in the well- ordered fable, but by leaving out the chorus it has created an art where poetry and imagination, always the children of far- off multitudinous things, must of necessity grow less important than the mere will. – Ideas of Good and Evil by William Butler Yeats