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Meaning of "odoriferous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ODORIFEROUS

odoriferous  [ˌəʊdəˈrɪfərəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ODORIFEROUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Odoriferous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES ODORIFEROUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

odoriferous

Odor

An odor or odour or fragrance is caused by one or more volatilized chemical compounds, generally at a very low concentration, that humans or other animals perceive by the sense of olfaction. Odors are also commonly called scents, which can refer to both pleasant and unpleasant odors. The terms fragrance and aroma are used primarily by the food and cosmetic industry to describe a pleasant odor, and are sometimes used to refer to perfumes. In contrast, malodor, stench, reek, and stink are used specifically to describe unpleasant odor. In the United Kingdom, odour refers to scents in general. In the United States, odor has a more negative connotation, such as smell, stench or stink, while scent or aroma are used for pleasant smells.

Definition of odoriferous in the English dictionary

The definition of odoriferous in the dictionary is having or emitting an odour, esp a fragrant one.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ODORIFEROUS


auriferous
ɔːˈrɪfərəs
calcariferous
ˌkælkəˈrɪfərəs
ceriferous
sɪˈrɪfərəs
coniferous
kəˈnɪfərəs
cruciferous
kruːˈsɪfərəs
cupriferous
kjuːˈprɪfərəs
febriferous
fɪˈbrɪfərəs
ferriferous
fɛˈrɪfərəs
floriferous
flɔːˈrɪfərəs
nectariferous
ˌnektəˈrɪfərəs
poriferous
pɔːˈrɪfərəs
sacchariferous
ˌsækəˈrɪfərəs
seminiferous
ˌsɛmɪˈnɪfərəs
soporiferous
ˌsəʊpəˈrɪfərəs
spiriferous
spaɪəˈrɪfərəs
splendiferous
splɛnˈdɪfərəs
sudoriferous
ˌsjuːdəˈrɪfərəs
thuriferous
θjʊəˈrɪfərəs
umbriferous
ʌmˈbrɪfərəs
yttriferous
ɪˈtrɪfərəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ODORIFEROUS

odontophobia
odontophoral
odontophoran
odontophore
odontophorous
odontorhynchous
odontostomatous
odor
odorant
odorate
odoriferously
odoriferousness
odorimetry
odoriphore
odorize
odorous
odorously
odorousness
odour
odour of sanctity

WORDS THAT END LIKE ODORIFEROUS

adulterous
boisterous
cadaverous
cancerous
dangerous
generous
humorous
lecherous
murderous
noncancerous
numerous
obstreperous
onerous
preposterous
prosperous
serous
slanderous
sorcerous
thunderous
treacherous
tuberous

Synonyms and antonyms of odoriferous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «odoriferous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ODORIFEROUS

Find out the translation of odoriferous to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of odoriferous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «odoriferous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

有气味
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

odorífera
570 millions of speakers

English

odoriferous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सुगंधित
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

عطري
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

благоухающий
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

odoriferous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গন্ধযুক্ত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

odoriférant
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berbau busuk
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

wohlriechend
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

匂いを放つ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

방향성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Odoriferous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

có mùi thơm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நறுமணம் பரப்புகிற
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सुगंधी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kokulu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

odorifero
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapachowa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

благоухающий
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

odorant
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ευώδεις
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

geur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lukt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

odoriferous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of odoriferous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ODORIFEROUS»

The term «odoriferous» is regularly used and occupies the 73.400 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ODORIFEROUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about odoriferous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ODORIFEROUS»

Discover the use of odoriferous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to odoriferous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Dictionary of Entomology
Study of anatomy, morphology and development of teeth. ODONTUS See Palpal Claw. ODORATUS Adj. (Latin, fragrant, perfilmed) See Odoriferous. ODORIFEROUS Adj. (Latin, odorfer < odor I odour +ferre I to carry + -osus I with property of.) ...
‎2011
2
The World Market for Mixtures of Odoriferous Substances with ...
In all cases, the total dollar volume and percentage share values by major trading partner are provided.
‎2009
3
The Oxford Dictionary of American Usage and Style
Post). odorous; odoriferous; malodorous. Odorous = smelly <an odorous room>. Malodorous carries even stronger negative connotations <a malodorous bathroom>. Odoriferous, a frequently misused term, has historically had positive ...
Bryan A. Garner, 2000
4
Hermetic Fundamentals Revealed
Simply by means of the Odorifer- cus Ether in the atmosphere, the Odoriferous Ether in the flower acting upon that thus transmitting the vibration to us, when the sane vibration being awakened in our Odoriferous Ether, through the Olfactory ...
A. S. Raleigh, 1996
5
Robert Hartwell Fiske's Dictionary of Unendurable English: A ...
An occultist (ah-KUL-tist) is someone who believes in, studies, or practices magic or the supernatural. odiferous Misused for odoriferous. t ɨF SFBTPOT MBZ JO UIF odiferous piles of moldering, rodent-infested clothing, furniture, books, ...
Robert Hartwell Fiske, 2011
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The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
In the first of these genera 10 percent, are odoriferous, and in the last 12.6 per cent. 5. YeUow-flowering Genera. a Yellow-flowering genera, with 0 — 12 per cent, white. Crucianella with 33 per cent, yellow, 7 per cent, red, 31 per cent, green, ...
Robert Jameson, 1837
7
The Gardener's Magazine and Register of Rural & Domestic ...
Blue-flowering species are much rarer among the first than the last; whereas the Monocotyledons include a much greater number of odoriferous species. The families of the lilies, the Hemerocallideze, the Amarylliderz, the Scillea, and the ...
‎1837
8
Handbook of Enology, The Chemistry of Wine: Stabilization ...
The many odoriferous compounds released into barrel-aged wine by the oak also have an impact on aroma. However, odoriferous compounds from grapes ( reflecting the particular variety, climate and soil) play a more decisive role in the ...
Pascal Ribéreau-Gayon, Y. Glories, A. Maujean, 2006
9
The Gardener's Magazine, and Register of Rural and Domestic ...
This truly splendid and odoriferous exotic is nearly a stranger in our stoves, from so many gardeners being ignorant of its proper culture. The following may, therefore, be useful to some of the readers of your Magazine. Cuttings should be taken ...
John Claudius Loudon, 1835
10
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal
Genera. In the first of these genera 10 percent, are odoriferous, and in the last 12.5 per cent. 5. Yellow-flowering Genera. a Yellow-flowering genera, with 0 — 12 per cent, white. Crucianella with 33 percent, yellow, 7 percent, red, 31 per cent , ...
‎1837

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ODORIFEROUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term odoriferous is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Stratford sewer still stirring up opposition
A view of one of the more odoriferous places in Stratford, the Influent Building at the Stratford waste treatment plant, where sewage from the ... «CT Post, Jul 15»
2
'Warriors' take on Big Tupper mud
#And then there's the mud: “Definitely thick and odoriferous,” explained Baldwin. #“It was tough,” said Gregg Defeo of Chazy, a competitor who ... «DenPubs, Jul 15»
3
World's Smelliest Flower Blooms in Berkeley
Not only one of the world's largest blooms, it odoriferous plant smells like a rotting corpse for about a day while it opens to the world. Hence the ... «Breitbart News, Jul 15»
4
Is Washington's Big FEETS Stepping on Federal Employees?
Their rhetoric works well at attracting publicity and strong support from odoriferous news outlets. The smelly truth is, FEETS may well be ... «FedSmith.com, Jul 15»
5
Walls come tumbling down: OKC 499 Project Sheridan
The Mummer's downtown site is now an odoriferous waterfilled hole surrounded by weeds which are higher than the 10 foot fencing which ... «Examiner.com, Jul 15»
6
10 dishes you must try next time you're in Hanoi
An odoriferous purple shrimp paste is offered on the side - it tastes delicious. Chillies and fresh herbs are the finishing touches for a complete ... «VietNamNet Bridge, Jul 15»
7
All you'll ever need (or wish) to know about...
Another annoying aspect of the tail sawyer's job in the A&M mill was the odoriferous spray thrown off the head saws as they sliced through a log ... «www.parrysound.com, Jul 15»
8
Fans of Boston's 'Dirty Water' Take the Plunge
The waterway separating Boston and Cambridge was once such a famously grimy, odoriferous stew that it inspired the 1966 Standells song ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
9
Belated Open Letter To A 'Tired' President By Nkannebe Raymond
The present odoriferous smell oozing from the National Assembly proves to be your first test of handling the inevitable problems of party politics ... «Information Nigeria, Jul 15»
10
Odor Doctors take the stench out of used car marketing
Those are just some of the smelly facts of life that can lead to odoriferous cars or trucks. Simmons, sole owner of Odor Doctors, of Houston, has ... «ETAuto.com, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Odoriferous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/odoriferous>. Oct 2020 ».
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