odoriferous

ADJECTIVE
  1. emitting an odor
    odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack
  2. having a natural fragrance
    the perfumed air of June
    the odorous air of the orchard
    odoriferous spices
    scented flowers
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How To Use odoriferous In A Sentence

  • Full of excellent illustrations, the authors tackle this notoriously odoriferous issue with verve and simplicity.
  • Before the door of Saunders Jaup, a feuar of some importance, “who held his land free, and caredna a bodle for any one,” yawned that odoriferous gulf, ycleped, in Scottish phrase, the jawhole; in other words, an uncovered common sewer. Saint Ronan's Well
  • In spite of its myriad problems, the region needs some kind of mass transit system that removes odoriferous gashogs from highways.
  • This, constructed of trunks of trees, branches and osiers, was placed about twenty paces from the water, completely concealed by the bushes that encircled it; the inside was fitted up in rustic taste with seats of wood, the whole carpeted with turf, and the entrance planted with every kind of odoriferous flower. Le Morvan, [A District of France,] Its Wild Sports, Vineyards and Forests; with Legends, Antiquities, Rural and Local Sketches
  • The peculiar odoriferous substance, secreted in two glandular sacs near the root of the tail, is "castoreum," more generally known as The Life of Kit Carson Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Indian Agent and Colonel U.S.A.
  • Before the door of Saunders Jaup, a feuar of some importance, “who held his land free, and caredna a bodle for any one,” yawned that odoriferous gulf, ycleped, in Scottish phrase, the jawhole; in other words, an uncovered common sewer. Saint Ronan's Well
  • The caliph and his attendants followed him up to his room, where they found a table laid out for supper, on which was a large pitcher of wine, half a roasted kid, a bottle of rakee, preserves, confections, and various kinds of fruit; odoriferous flowers were also on the table, and the lighting up of the room was brilliant. The Pacha of Many Tales
  • -- Under this name are imported into this country the dried foliaceous tops of a strongly odoriferous labiate plant, growing three feet high in India and China, called in Bengalee and Hindu, _pucha pat_. The Commercial Products of the Vegetable Kingdom Considered in Their Various Uses to Man and in Their Relation to the Arts and Manufactures; Forming a Practical Treatise & Handbook of Reference for the Colonist, Manufacturer, Merchant, and Consumer, o
  • The odoriferous constitutent of the otto is a liquid containing oxygen, the solid hydrocarbon or stearoptene, with which it is combined, being absolutely devoid of perfume. Scientific American Supplement, No. 275, April 9, 1881
  • A buck can be quite odoriferous, and his strong, musky scent can permeate the milk.
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