odoriferous

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o·dor·if·er·ous

 (ō′də-rĭf′ər-əs)
adj.
Having or giving off an odor, especially a strong or unpleasant one: an odoriferous bag of garbage.

o′dor·if′er·ous·ly adv.
o′dor·if′er·ous·ness n.

odoriferous

(ˌəʊdəˈrɪfərəs) or

odiferous

adj
having or emitting an odour, esp a fragrant one
ˌodorˈiferously adv
ˌodorˈiferousness n

o•dor•if•er•ous

(ˌoʊ dəˈrɪf ər əs)

adj.
yielding an odor, esp. one that is pungent or unpleasant; odorous.
[1425–75]
o′dor•if′er•ous•ly, adv.
o`dor•if′er•ous•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.odoriferous - morally offensive; "odoriferous legislation"
unsavory, unsavoury, offensive - morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal"
2.odoriferous - emitting an odor; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"
3.odoriferous - having a natural fragranceodoriferous - having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
Translations

odoriferous

[ˌəʊdəˈrɪfərəs] ADJodorífero

odoriferous

adj (form)wohlriechend, duftend
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