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Odorament
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Odorous definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

O'DOROUS, a. Sweet of scent; fragrant.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread" [ant: inodorous, odorless, odourless]
2: emitting an odor; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack" [syn: odoriferous, odorous]
3: having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers" [syn: odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Date: 15th century having an odor: as a. fragrant b. malodorous odorously adverb odorousness noun Synonyms: odorous, fragrant, redolent, aromatic mean emitting and diffusing scent. odorous applies to whatever has a strong distinctive smell whether pleasant or unpleasant <odorous cheeses should be tightly wrapped>. fragrant applies to things (as flowers or spices) with sweet or agreeable odors <a fragrant rose>. redolent applies usually to a place or thing impregnated with odors <the kitchen was redolent of garlic and tomatoes>. aromatic applies to things emitting pungent often fresh odors <an aromatic blend of tobaccos>.

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 having a scent. 2 = ODORIFEROUS. Derivatives: odorously adv. Etymology: L odorus fragrant (as ODOUR)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Odorous O"dor*ous, a. [Written also odourous.] [L. odorus, fr. odor odor: cf. OF. odoros, odoreux.] Having or emitting an odor or scent, esp. a sweet odor; fragrant; sweet-smelling. ``Odorous bloom.'' --Keble. Such fragrant flowers do give most odorous smell. --Spenser. -- O"dor*ous*ly, adv. -- O"dor*ous*ness, n.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. See odoriferous

Moby Thesaurus

ambrosial, aromatic, bad, bad-smelling, balmy, effluvious, essenced, fecal, fetid, flowery, foul, fragrant, frowsty, frowy, frowzy, fruity, fulsome, funky, fusty, gamy, graveolent, heady, high, ill-smelling, incense-breathing, malodorous, mephitic, miasmal, miasmic, mildewed, mildewy, moldy, musky, musty, nidorous, noisome, noxious, odorant, odorate, odored, odoriferous, offensive, olfactive, olfactory, olid, perfumed, perfumy, pungent, putrid, rancid, rank, reasty, reasy, redolent, reechy, reeking, reeky, repulsive, rotten, savory, scented, scentless, smellful, smelling, smellsome, smelly, spicy, stenchy, stinking, strong, stuffy, sulfurous, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, thuriferous, vile




 


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