Definitions for redolentˈrɛd l ənt
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evocative, redolent, remindful, reminiscent, resonant(adj)
serving to bring to mind
"cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign redolent of machine politics"
(used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous
"the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey"
having a strong pleasant odor
"the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford
fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent
having the smell of the article in question.
suggestive or reminiscent
Origin: First attested in 1400. From redolent, from redolentem, present participle of redoleo, from re- + oleo.
diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented; odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of
Origin: [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.]
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