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odoriferous


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Odoriferous  \O`dor*if"er*ous\,  a.  [L.  odorifer  odor  odor  + 
  ferre  to  bear.  See  {Odoe},  and  {?}st  {Bear}.] 
  Bearing  or  yielding  an  odor;  perfumed;  usually,  sweet  of 
  scent;  fragrant;  as  odoriferous  spices,  particles,  fumes, 
  breezes.  --Milton.  --  {O`dor*if"er*ous*ly},  adv 
  --{O`dor*if"er*ous*ness},  n. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  odoriferous 
  adj  1:  morally  offensive;  "odoriferous  legislation" 
  2:  giving  off  an  odor;  "the  odoriferous  elements  in  perfume" 
  3:  emitting  an  odor;  "odoriferous  blossoms";  "odorous  salt  pork 
  and  weevily  hardtack"  [syn:  {odorous}] 
  4:  having  a  natural  fragrance;  "odoriferous  spices";  "the 
  odorous  air  of  the  orchard";  "the  perfumed  air  of  June"; 
  "scented  flowers"  [syn:  {odorous},  {perfumed},  {scented}, 
  {sweet},  {sweet-scented},  {sweet-smelling}] 




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