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fragrance

[frey-gruh ns] /ˈfreɪ grəns/
noun
1.
the quality of being fragrant; a sweet or pleasing scent.
2.
perfume, cologne, toilet water, or the like.
Origin of fragrance
1660-1670
1660-70; < French < Late Latin frāgrantia. See fragrant, -ance
Synonyms
See perfume.
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fragrance

/ˈfreɪɡrəns/
noun (pl) -grances, -grancies
1.
a pleasant or sweet odour; scent; perfume
2.
the state of being fragrant
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Word Origin and History for fragrance
n.

1660s, from French fragrance or directly from Late Latin fragrantia, from fragrantem (see fragrant).

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