fragrant

[frey-gruhnt]
adjective
1.
having a pleasant scent or aroma; sweet-smelling; sweet-scented: a fragrant rose.
2.
delightful; pleasant: fragrant memories.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Latin frāgrant- (stem of frāgrāns), present participle of frāgrāre to smell sweet

fragrantly, adverb
fragrantness, noun
nonfragrant, adjective
unfragrant, adjective
unfragrantly, adverb

flagrant, fragrant.


1. perfumed, odorous, redolent, aromatic.


1. malodorous, noisome.
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fragrant (ˈfreɪɡrənt)
 
adj
having a pleasant or sweet smell
 
[C15: from Latin frāgrāns, from frāgrāre to emit a smell]
 
'fragrantly
 
adv

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fragrant
c.1500, from L. fragrantem (nom. fragrans) "sweet-smelling," prp. of fragrare "emit (a sweet) odor," cognate with M.H.G. bræhen "to smell," M.Du. bracke, O.H.G. braccho "hound, setter" (see brach).
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Example sentences
The gallery seems fragrant with cigarette smoke, cheap perfume and fried
  chicken.
Dripping saliva, she chewed a branch coated with the fragrant paste.
The authentic version of this sweet, fragrant bean salad requires about three
  times as much olive oil.
We see only a few quick birds, as well as some fragrant shrubs sheltered by
  gleaming white chunks of granite.
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