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o·dor·ous

 (ō′dər-əs)
adj.
Having a distinctive odor: odorous jasmine flowers; odorous garbage.

o′dor·ous·ly adv.
o′dor·ous·ness n.

odorous

(ˈəʊdərəs) or

odourful

adj
having or emitting a characteristic smell or odour. Also (esp in compounds): odoured
ˈodorously adv
ˈodorousness 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.odorous - having odor or a characteristic odor; "odorous jasmine flowers"; "odorous garbage"; "fresh odorous bread"
inodorous, odorless, odourless - having no odor; "odorless gas"; "odorless flowers"
2.odorous - emitting an odor; "odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"
3.odorous - having a natural fragranceodorous - having a natural fragrance; "odoriferous spices"; "the odorous air of the orchard"; "the perfumed air of June"; "scented flowers"
fragrant - pleasant-smelling
Translations

odorous

[ˈəʊdərəs] ADJoloroso

odorous

adj (esp poet)duftend, wohlriechend

odorous

[ˈəʊdərəs] adj (liter) → odoroso/a

o·dor·ous

a. oloroso-a, fragante.
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