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fragrant

adjective fra·grant \ˈfrā-grənt\

: having a pleasant and usually sweet smell

Full Definition of FRAGRANT

:  having a sweet or pleasant smell
fra·grant·ly adverb

Examples of FRAGRANT

  1. The soup was fragrant with herbs and spices.
  2. <the balsam fir is a favorite as a Christmas tree because it is so fragrant>

Origin of FRAGRANT

Middle English, from Latin fragrant-, fragrans, from present participle of fragrare to be fragrant
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with FRAGRANT

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