redolent - Dictionary definition and meaning for word redolent
re-odo-lent: reminder of "odor".
red+(Rose)+olent; Red rose u lent has a pleasant smell
r + ED + OL --> DE + tt + OL --> fragrant
The smell of RED-ointment = redolent
This word is similar to rodent(rats)..how does a rodent smell!!
Break it as re (resemble)+ dol (Odonil) something which resemble odonil which is having pleasant odour
It also means to be strongly associated..hence a mnemonic for it would be "This red doll is redolent with my childhood"
re-DOLE-ent. Dole: the fruit company: fruits smell fruity(nice)