redolence


red·o·lence

noun \ˈre-də-lən(t)s\

Definition of REDOLENCE

1
:  an often pungent or agreeable odor
2
:  the quality or state of being redolent

Examples of REDOLENCE

  1. <breathed in the redolence of the apple orchard>
  2. <the redolence of fir trees always reminds me of Christmas>

First Known Use of REDOLENCE

15th century

Related to REDOLENCE

Synonyms
aroma, attar (also otto), balm, bouquet, fragrancy, incense, perfume, fragrance, scent, spice
Antonyms
fetor, malodor, reek, stench, stink
See Synonym Discussion at fragrance

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