Definitions for redolentˈrɛd l ənt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. 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"

  2. redolent(p), smelling(p)(adj)

    (used with `of' or `with') noticeably odorous

    "the hall was redolent of floor wax"; "air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey"

  3. aromatic, redolent(adj)

    having a strong pleasant odor

    "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. redolent(Adjective)

    fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent

  2. redolent(Adjective)

    having the smell of the article in question.

  3. redolent(Adjective)

    suggestive or reminiscent

  4. Origin: First attested in 1400. From redolent, from redolentem, present participle of redoleo, from re- + oleo.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Redolent(adj)

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

  2. 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.]

Translations for redolent

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  • redolente, aromáticoSpanish
  • خوشبوPersian
  • welriekend, geurig, doen denken aan, riekendDutch
  • pachnący, przywołującyPolish

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