Fragrant

  • 1 fragrant — FRAGRÁNT, Ă, fragranţi, te, adj. (Rar) Mirositor, parfumat. – Din fr. fragrant, lat. fragrans, ntis. Trimis de zaraza joe, 18.02.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  fragránt (parfumat) adj. m. (sil. grant), pl. fragránţi; f …

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  • 2 fragrant — fragrant, ante [ fragrɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1516; lat. fragrans, de fragrare « sentir » ♦ Vx ou littér. Qui exhale une odeur suave. ● fragrant, fragrante adjectif Littéraire. Odorant, parfumé. ⇒FRAGRANT, ANTE, adj. Rare, littér. Odorant. Synon.… …

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  • 3 Fragrant — Fra grant, a. [L. fragrans. antis, p. pr. of fragrare to emit a smell of fragrance: cf. OF. fragrant.] Affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume. [1913 Webster] Fragrant the fertile …

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  • 4 Fragrant — Fragrant, lat. deutsch, süßduftend; Fragranz, Wohlgeruch; daher lat. fragaria, die Erdbeere …

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  • 5 fragrant — fragrant, ante (fra gran, gran t ) adj. Néologisme peu reçu. Odorant, parfumé. •   Il est des jours... Tout bleus, tout nuancés d éclatantes couleurs, Tout trempés de rosée et tout fragrants d odeurs, LAMART. Jocel. IV, 124. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat.… …

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  • 6 fragrant — mid 15c., from L. fragrantem (nom. fragrans) sweet smelling, prp. of fragrare emit (a sweet) odor, from PIE root *bhrag to smell (Cf. M.H.G. bræhen to smell, M.Du. bracke, O.H.G. braccho hound, setter; see BRACH (Cf …

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  • 7 fragrant — *odorous, aromatic, redolent, balmy Analogous words: delicious, delectable, *delightful Antonyms: fetid Contrasted words: *malodorous, stinking, noisome, putrid, rank …

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  • 8 fragrant — [adj] smelling pleasant ambrosial, aromal, aromatic, balmy, delectable, delicious, delightful, odoriferous, odorous, perfumed, perfumy, redolent, savory, spicy, sweet, sweet scented, sweet smelling; concept 598 Ant. noxious, putrid, stale,… …

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  • 9 fragrant — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having a pleasant, sweet smell. DERIVATIVES fragrantly adverb. ORIGIN Latin, from fragrare smell sweet …

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  • 10 fragrant — [frā′grənt] adj. [ME < L fragrans (gen. fragrantis), prp. of fragrare, to emit a (sweet) smell < IE base * bhrag , to smell > OHG braccho, bloodhound] having a pleasant odor; sweet smelling fragrantly adv …

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  • 11 fragrant — fragrantly, adv. fragrantness, n. /fray greuhnt/, adj. 1. having a pleasant scent or aroma; sweet smelling; sweet scented: a fragrant rose. 2. delightful; pleasant: fragrant memories. [1400 50; late ME < L fragrant (s. of fragrans), prp. of… …

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  • 12 fragrant — adj. ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc. ▪ wonderfully ▪ a garden full of wonderfully fragrant flowers PREPOSITION …

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  • 13 fragrant — [[t]fre͟ɪgrənt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n Something that is fragrant has a pleasant, sweet smell. ...fragrant oils and perfumes... The air was fragrant with the smell of orange blossoms …

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  • 14 fragrant — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin fragrant , fragrans, from present participle of fragrare to be fragrant Date: 15th century having a sweet or pleasant smell Synonyms: see odorous • fragrantly adverb …

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  • 15 fragrant — fra•grant [[t]ˈfreɪ grənt[/t]] adj. having a pleasing scent: a fragrant rose[/ex] • Etymology: 1400–50; late ME < L frāgrant , s. of frāgrāns, prp. of frāgrāre to give off a strong smell fra′grant•ly, adv. fra′grant•ness, n …

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  • 16 fragrant — fra|grant [ˈfreıgrənt] adj [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of fragrare to smell nice ] having a pleasant smell ▪ fragrant flowers >fragrantly adv …

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  • 17 fragrant — fra|grant [ freıgrənt ] adjective with a pleasant smell: fragrant flowers/herbs …

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  • 18 fragrant — adjective having a pleasant or sweet smell. Derivatives fragrantly adverb Origin ME: from Fr., or from L. fragrant , fragrare smell sweet …

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  • 19 fragrant — adjective having a pleasant smell: The damask rose is extremely fragrant. fragrantly adverb …

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  • 20 fragrant — adjective an infusion of fragrant herbs Syn: sweet scented, sweet smelling, scented, perfumed, aromatic, odoriferous, odiferous, perfumy; literary redolent Ant: smelly …

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