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odiferous

adj.

c.1500, odeferus, "fragrant," shortened variant of odoriferous. Related: Odiferously; odiferousness.

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Historical Examples

  • The Cenci is “a vulgar vocabulary of rottenness and reptilism” in an “odiferous, colorific and daisy-enamoured style.”

    Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats

    Barnette Miller