- yielding or diffusing an odor.
Origin of odoriferous
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Related Words for odoriferousfragrant, spicy, sweet, pungent, scented, savory, bitter, poignant, piquant, aromatic, peppery, sour, salty, tangy, sharp, acid, acrid, zesty, reminiscent, evocative
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Historical Examples of odoriferous
Of the same materials also an odoriferous unguënt was found.
Every evening a slave carefully filled this lamp with odoriferous oil.King Candaules
I hope he enjoys the odoriferous, sudoriferous resting-place.Hurricane Hurry
Evening was closing on Naples and Pausilippo—bright, serene, odoriferous.The Duchess of Trajetto
According to Poseidonius, an odoriferous salt is found in Arabia.
- having or emitting an odour, esp a fragrant one