Fra"grant (?), a.

[fragrans. -antis, p.pr. of fragrare to emit a smell of fragrance: cf. OF. fragrant. Affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume.

Fragrant the fertile earth After soft showers. Milton.

Syn. -- Sweet-smelling; odorous; odoriferous; sweetscented; redolent; ambrosial; balmy; spicy; aromatic. -- Fra"grant*ly, adv.

 

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