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graveolent

/ˈɡrævɪələnt/
adjective
1.
(of plants) having a strong fetid smell
Word Origin
C17: from Latin gravis heavy + olēre to smell
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  • The stratum of the earth is black and pitchy, and the springs beneath it are of a dark and graveolent water.

    The Pilgrims Of The Rhine Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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