odoriferous

[oh-duh-rif-er-uhs]
adjective
yielding or diffusing an odor.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English < Medieval Latin odōriferus smelling of (something), equivalent to odōr- odor + -i- -i- + -ferus -ferous

odoriferously, adverb
odoriferousness, odoriferosity [oh-duh-rif-uh-ros-i-tee] , noun
nonodoriferous, adjective
nonodoriferously, adverb
nonodoriferousness, noun
unodoriferous, adjective
unodoriferously, adverb
unodoriferousness, noun

malodorous, odious, odoriferous, odorous, smelly, stinky.


odorous, fragrant, aromatic, perfumed, redolent.
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odoriferous (ˌəʊdəˈrɪfərəs)
 
adj
having or emitting an odour, esp a fragrant one
 
odor'iferously
 
adv
 
odor'iferousness
 
n

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odoriferous
early 15c., "that has a scent," from L. odorifer "odoriferous, fragrant," lit. "bearing odor," from odor + ferre "to bear, carry" (see infer). Usually in a positive sense.
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Example sentences
We humans are incredibly demanding because of our hunger and thirst-and the
  messy, odoriferous products of our satiety.
Now researchers have revealed a new system to bring some order to this
  odoriferous business.
Thus, the sorbent must be able to sorb an odoriferous compound when it is
  present in even trace amounts.
The perception of odor is a physio-psychological response to the inhalation of
  an odoriferous chemical substance.
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