Red"o*lent (-lent), a. [L. redolens, -entis, p. pr. of redolere to emit a scent, diffuse an odor; pref. red-, re-, re- + olere to emit a smell. See Odor.]

Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of.

"Honey redolent of spring." Dryden. -- Red"o*lent*ly, adv.

Gales . . . redolent of joy and youth. Gray.


© Webster 1913.

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