What does fragrant mean?

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ˈfreɪ grəntfra·grant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fragrant(adj)

    pleasant-smelling

Wiktionary

  1. fragrant(Adjective)

    Sweet-smelling; having a pleasant (usually strong) scent or fragrance.

  2. Origin: From fragrans, present active participle of fragro.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fragrant(adj)

    affecting the olfactory nerves agreeably; sweet of smell; odorous; having or emitting an agreeable perfume

Freebase

  1. Fragrant

    Fragrant is an unincorporated community located in Grayson County, Kentucky, United States.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fragrant

    frā′grant, adj. sweet-scented.—ns. Frā′grance, Frā′grancy, pleasantness of smell or perfume: sweet or grateful influence.—adv. Frā′grantly.—n. Frā′grantness. [Fr.,—L. fragrans, -antis, pr.p. of fragrāre, to smell.]

Editors Contribution

  1. fragrant

    Having a smell that is pleasing to the senses.

    The roses had a fragrant smell which she loved to smell as she came into the room.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 20, 2016  

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How to say fragrant in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fragrant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of fragrant in a Sentence

  1. Jean Paul Richter:

    Flowers never emit so sweet and strong a fragrance as before a storm. When a storm approaches thee, be as fragrant as a sweet-smelling flower.

  2. Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  3. Sir Francis Bacon, Of Adversity:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odours, most fragrant when they are incensed or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice; but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  4. Sir Francis Bacon:

    Certainly virtue is like precious odors, most fragrant when they are incensed, or crushed: for prosperity doth best discover vice, but adversity doth best discover virtue.

  5. Friedrich Nietzsche:

    The certain prospect of death could sweeten every life with a precious and fragrant drop of levity- and now you strange apothecary souls have turned it into an ill-tasting drop of poison that makes the whole of life repulsive.

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