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    odoriferous - Dictionary definition and meaning for word odoriferous

    (adj) morally offensive
    Example Sentence
    • odoriferous legislation
    (adj) emitting an odor
    Synonyms : odorous
    Example Sentence
    • odorous salt pork and weevily hardtack
    (adj) having a natural fragrance
    Example Sentence
    • odoriferous spices
    • the odorous air of the orchard
    • the perfumed air of June
    • scented flowers
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for odoriferous

2 meanings: 1. odori relates to odour/smell. 2. ferous related to ferocious and hence offensive

odoriferous-odor+ferous;root word fer means to carry;so odoriferous means carrying odor

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