Definition of Odorous

1. Adjective. Having odor or a characteristic odor. "Fresh odorous bread"




2. Adjective. Emitting an odor. "Odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack"

3. Adjective. Having a natural fragrance. "Scented flowers"
Exact synonyms: Odoriferous, Perfumed, Scented, Sweet, Sweet-scented, Sweet-smelling
Similar to: Fragrant
Derivative terms: Sweetness

Definition of Odorous

1. a. Having or emitting an odor or scent, esp. a sweet odor; fragrant; sweet-smelling.

Definition of Odorous

1. Adjective. Having a distinctive odor. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Odorous

1. having an odor [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Odorous

odorise
odorised
odoriser
odorisers
odorises
odorising
odorize
odorized
odorizer
odorizers
odorizes
odorizing
odorless
odorlessness
odorline
odorous (current term)
odorously
odorousness
odorousnesses
odors
odortaxis
odour
odourant
odourant binding protein
odourants
odouratism
odoured
odourful
odouriferous
odouriferous gland

Literary usage of Odorous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"odorous BUTTERFLIES.—The butterflies of India seem to be often odorous. In a "List of the lepidopterous insects collected in Cachar by Mr. Wood-Mason, ..."

2. A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts by William Nicholson (1802)
"Citizen Benedici Prévoit has extended this property to a great number of odorous ... re. the odorous particles of the bodies : The experiments upon which he ..."

3. Human Physiology by Robley Dunglison (1841)
"The comprehension of the physiology of olfaction will not be complete without an inquiry into odours, or those emanations from odorous bodies, ..."

4. Select Extra-tropical Plants Readily Eligible for Industrial Culture Or by Ferdinand von Mueller (1880)
"An annual, very odorous fodder herb. It forms an ingredient of the green Swiss ... Grown on the coast it becomes less odorous. Melissa officinalis, Linne. ..."

5. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1908)
"'•'•Men and women of our great cities need to read stories of the open, fresh ivith mountain breezes, odorous -with the scent of pines and glowing with ..."

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