Definitions for: Odoriferous


[adj] having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
[adj] emitting an odor; "odoriferous blossoms"; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"
[adj] giving off an odor; "the odoriferous elements in perfume"
[adj] morally offensive; "odoriferous legislation"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: fragrant, malodorous, odorous, odourous, offensive, perfumed, scented, sweet, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, unsavory, unsavoury

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