Word of the DaySunday, August 21, 2011
\oh-duh-RIF-er-uhs\ , adjective;
Yielding or diffusing an odor.
Wherever I go, I leave behind an odoriferous wake.
-- Mario Girard, Susan Ouriou, The Fat Princess: A Story for Grown-Ups
They finally located an unshaven and odoriferous man in a bed-sitting room at the back of the otherwise deserted property.
-- Elizabeth George, A Place of Hiding
Odoriferous enters English from a similar Latin word.
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