O"dor*ous (?), a. [Written also odourous.] [L. odorus, fr.odor odor: cf. OF. odoros, odoreux.]

Having or emitting an odor or scent, esp. a sweet odor; fragrant; sweet-smelling.

"Odorous bloom."

Keble.

Such fragrant flowers do give most odorous smell. Spenser.

-- O"dor*ous*ly, adv. -- O"dor*ous*ness, n.

 

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