fragrant

[ frey-gruhnt ]
/ ˈfreɪ grənt /

adjective

having a pleasant scent or aroma; sweet-smelling; sweet-scented: a fragrant rose.
delightful; pleasant: fragrant memories.

Origin of fragrant

1400–50; late Middle English < Latin frāgrant- (stem of frāgrāns), present participle of frāgrāre to smell sweet

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British Dictionary definitions for fragrant

fragrant
/ (ˈfreɪɡrənt) /

adjective

having a pleasant or sweet smell

Derived forms of fragrant

fragrantly, adverb

Word Origin for fragrant

C15: from Latin frāgrāns, from frāgrāre to emit a smell
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