- odour of sanctity,
Origin of odorous
Examples from the Web for odorous
Thirty thousand bulls I have sacrificed with odorous herbs and perfumes of all kinds.The History of Antiquity, Vol. I (of VI)|Max Duncker
Its scented binding and odorous pages form the choicest of his meals.
There, on page forty-two, behold my odorous specimen, true to life!Eye Spy|William Hamilton Gibson
The timorous, odorous violet must be sprouting on the damp ground yonder under the alders!The Torrent|Vicente Blasco Ibaez
No one suspected the agency of the beautiful and odorous bouquet in the sudden and tragical death of the fair young bride.The Bride of the Tomb and Queenie's Terrible Secret|Mrs. Alexander McVeigh Miller
"fragrant," early 15c., from Medieval Latin odorosus, from Latin odorus "having a smell," from odor (see odor).