fragrance

[ frey-gruhns ]
/ ˈfreɪ grəns /

noun

the quality of being fragrant; a sweet or pleasing scent.
perfume, cologne, toilet water, or the like.

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Origin of fragrance

First recorded in 1660–70; from French, from Late Latin frāgrantia.See fragrant, -ance

synonym study for fragrance

See perfume.
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British Dictionary definitions for fragrance

fragrance

fragrancy

/ (ˈfreɪɡrəns) /

noun plural -grances or -grancies

a pleasant or sweet odour; scent; perfume
the state of being fragrant
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