odoriferous


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o·dor·if·er·ous

(ō'dōr-if'ĕr-ŭs),
Having a scent, perfume, or odor.
Synonym(s): odorous
[odor + L. fero, to bear]

odoriferous

[ō′dərif′ərəs]
Etymology: L, odor, smell, ferre, to bear
pertaining to something that produces a smell, particularly one that is strong or offensive.

odoriferous

(ō″dor-ĭf′ĕ-rŭs) [L. odor, smell, + ferre, to bear]
Bearing an odor; fragrant; perfumed.
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Graveyard pacifism rankles, for the blood, guts, and bones of slaughter may yet be visible or odoriferous.
The odoriferous substances had been mixed by an assistant medical technician, and each odorant was provided to patients in similar brown glass receptacles labeled with the name of the specific odor.
The earliest foreign reference to civet in India is apparently given by Friar Jordanus in the early fourteenth century, who reported a cat with highly odoriferous sweat, which was collected from a "certain wood" on which the animal rubbed itself.
That these palisads be elegantly planted, diligently kept and supply'd with such shrubs as yield the most fragrant and odoriferous flowers, and are aptest to tinge the Aer upon every gentle emission at a great distance: such as are the sweet-brier, all the periclymena's and woodbines; the common white and yellow jessamine, both the syringa's or pipe trees; the guelder rose, the musk, and all other roses; genista hispanica .
They also expect the security authorities to prevent the heavy traffic of trucks loaded with manure and odoriferous animal leftovers, which are providing fisheries with these undesirable items.
To us, the world "French" brings up visions of rude waiters, odoriferous cigarettes and strange-looking automobiles.
These include adsorption on pipeline walls and soil (11), (12), absorption in natural gas liquids, oxidation to less odoriferous compounds, etc.
Residual solvents can be irritating, and are odoriferous, toxic and explosive.
It was hard to do anything else for an odoriferous deal that accomplished little more than allowing Americans to forget for a while the fear about a potential debt default and that may have preserved the nation's credit rating for another year and a half.
Dried stigmas of saffron flowers compose the most expensive spice which has been valuable since ancient times for its odoriferous, coloring, and medicinal properties [38].
Clarke is yet to admit he was the culprit in his Tavistock fourball (although he is the odds-on favourite) and identifying the source of odoriferous emanations has always been notoriously difficult.