Definition of fragrant
: having a sweet or pleasant smell
Examples of fragrant in a Sentence
The soup was fragrant with herbs and spices.
the balsam fir is a favorite as a Christmas tree because it is so fragrant
Recent Examples of fragrant from the Web
Once the coconut becomes fragrant and acquires a tan, remove from the heat.
Stir until the garlic is fragrant, 30 to 40 seconds.
Growing cut flowers in your garden Discuss ways to create an attractive, fragrant and sustainable garden.
Add whole spices -- cinnamon, black cardamom, black peppercorns and cloves -- and cook, stirring, until fragrant, a minute or two.
The air was soft and fragrant, with a mixture of the garden, aftershave, Bain de Soleil, and possibility.
The event will include fragrant teas, food, waiters, prizes and entertainment in a kooky, congenial atmosphere.
The skies were bruised, but the air was warm and fragrant.
LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles moved Thursday to bring order to its emerging legal marijuana industry, proposing rules for how and where the fragrant buds will be grown and sold while driving out rogue operators.
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Origin and Etymology of fragrant
Middle English, from Latin fragrant-, fragrans, from present participle of fragrare to be fragrant
First Known Use: 15th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of fragrant
FRAGRANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of fragrant for English Language Learners
: having a pleasant and usually sweet smell
FRAGRANT Defined for Kids
Definition of fragrant for Students
: sweet or pleasant in smell
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