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n. pl. fra·gran·cies


(ˈfreɪ grəns)

1. the quality of being fragrant.
2. a sweet or pleasing scent.
3. something, as a perfume, having a sweet or pleasing scent.
[1660–70; < French < Late Latin]
syn: See perfume.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fragrancy - a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
aroma, odor, olfactory property, odour, smell, scent - any property detected by the olfactory system
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