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fra·grance

 (frā′grəns)
n.
1.
a. The quality of having a pleasant odor: the fragrance of the ocean breeze.
b. A sweet or pleasant odor; a scent.
2. A substance, such as a perfume or cologne, designed to emit a pleasant odor.
Synonyms: fragrance, aroma, bouquet, perfume, redolence, scent
These nouns denote a pleasant or sweet odor: the fragrance of lilacs; the aroma of sizzling bacon; the bouquet of a fine wine; the perfume of roses; the redolence of fresh coffee; the scent of newly mown hay.

fragrance

(ˈfreɪɡrəns) or

fragrancy

n, pl -grances or -grancies
1. a pleasant or sweet odour; scent; perfume
2. the state of being fragrant

fra•grance

(ˈfreɪ grəns)

n.
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.fragrance - a distinctive odor that is pleasantfragrance - a distinctive odor that is pleasant
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
incense - the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned; "incense filled the room"
2.fragrance - a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
aroma, odor, olfactory property, odour, smell, scent - any property detected by the olfactory system

fragrance

noun
1. scent, smell, perfume, bouquet, aroma, balm, sweet smell, sweet odour, redolence, fragrancy A shrubby plant with a strong fragrance.
scent smell, stink, whiff (Brit. slang), reek, pong (Brit. informal), miasma, effluvium, offensive smell, niff (Brit. slang)
2. perfume, scent, cologne, eau de toilette, eau de Cologne, toilet water, Cologne water The advertisement is for a male fragrance.

fragrance

noun
A sweet or pleasant odor:
Translations
أريج، عِطْر، رائِحَه ذكيَّه
vůně
aromaduft
tuoksu
kellemes illat
ilmur
dišava
hoş koku

fragrance

[ˈfreɪgrəns] N (= smell) → fragancia f; (= perfume) → perfume m

fragrance

[ˈfreɪgrəns] nparfum m

fragrance

nDuft m, → Wohlgeruch m

fragrance

[ˈfreɪgrns] n (of flowers) → fragranza, profumo; (perfume, of toiletries) → profumo

fragrant

(ˈfreigrənt) adjective
having a sweet smell. fragrant flowers.
ˈfragrance noun
(a) sweet smell. all the fragrance(s) of the East.

a fragrant (not flagrant) plant.
References in classic literature ?
When your heart is filled with loving thoughts, when some kindly deed has been done, some duty well performed, then from the flower there will arise the sweetest, softest fragrance, to reward and gladden you.
But on one side of the portal, and rooted almost at the threshold, was a wild rose-hush, covered, in this month of June, with its delicate gems, which might be imagined to offer their fragrance and fragile beauty to the prisoner as he went in, and to the condemned criminal as he came forth to his doom, in token that the deep heart of Nature could pity and be kind to him.
Perhaps these Odes may best be compared with the little craftless figures in an early age of pottery, when the fragrance of the soil yet lingered about the rough clay.
If any volume could have manifested its essential wisdom in the mode suggested, it would certainly have been the one now in Hepzibah's hand; and the kitchen, in such an event, would forthwith have streamed with the fragrance of venison, turkeys, capons, larded partridges, puddings, cakes, and Christmas pies, in all manner of elaborate mixture and concoction.
She was all meltingness of sympathy; she would hold her ear so near to the articulate mouth of him as almost to drown him in the flowing fragrance of her hair; and yet her brain told her nothing of what he uttered, although her heart surely sensed his intent.
What then shall I liken the Sperm Whale to for fragrance, considering his magnitude?
It is true that there is always a faint foreign fragrance about her speech, no matter what language she is talking, but it is only just noticeable, nothing more, and is rather a charm than a mar, I think.
They are as a rose whose fragrance has been exhausted by greedy and indiscriminate smelling.
His temperament was receptive to the beautiful influences with which he came in contact, and he was able in his letters from Rome to put a subtle fragrance of Italy.
His words and actions flowed from him as evenly, inevitably, and spontaneously as fragrance exhales from a flower.
And verily, already hath thy breath the fragrance of future songs,--
A fervor glowed in her whole aspect and beamed upon Giovanni's consciousness like the light of truth itself; but while she spoke there was a fragrance in the atmosphere around her, rich and delightful, though evanescent, yet which the young man, from an indefinable reluctance, scarcely dared to draw into his lungs.