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ˈrɛd l əntredo·lent

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. evocative, redolent, remindful, reminiscent, resonantadjective

    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)adjective

    (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, redolentadjective

    having a strong pleasant odor

    "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford

Wiktionary

  1. redolentadjective

    fragrant or aromatic; having a sweet scent

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

  2. redolentadjective

    having the smell of the article in question.

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

  3. redolentadjective

    suggestive or reminiscent

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Redolentadjective

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Redolent

    red′ō-lent, adj. diffusing odour or fragrance: scented.—ns. Red′olence, Red′olency.—adv. Red′olently. [Fr.,—L. redolens, -entisred-, re-, again, olēre, to emit an odour.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of redolent in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of redolent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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