c.1500, odeferus, "fragrant," shortened variant of odoriferous. Related: Odiferously; odiferousness.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for odiferous
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