Odoriferously
Odoriferous O`dor*if"er*ous, a. [L. odorifer; odor odor + ferre to bear. See {Odoe}, and 1st {Bear}.] Bearing or yielding an odor; perfumed; usually, sweet of scent; fragrant; as, odoriferous spices, particles, fumes, breezes. --Milton. [1913 Webster] -- {O`dor*if"er*ous*ly}, adv. --{O`dor*if"er*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • odoriferously — adverb see odoriferous …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • odoriferously — See odoriferous. * * * …   Universalium

  • odoriferously — əʊdÉ™ rɪfÉ™rÉ™slɪ adv. while spreading a scent, while giving off a smell (especially a good one) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odoriferously — odor·if·er·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • odoriferously — adverb see odoriferous * * * odorifˈerously adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑odour …   Useful english dictionary

  • odoriferous — odoriferously, adv. odoriferousness, odoriferosity /oh deuh rif euh ros i tee/, n. /oh deuh rif euhr euhs/, adj. yielding or diffusing an odor. [1425 75; late ME < ML odoriferus smelling of (something), equiv. to odor ODOR + i I + ferus FEROUS]… …   Universalium

  • odoriferous — adjective Date: 15th century 1. yielding an odor ; odorous 2. morally offensive < odoriferous legislation > • odoriferously adverb • odoriferousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • odoriferousness — See odoriferously. * * * …   Universalium

  • aromatically — adv. fragrantly, odoriferously; by fragrance, by smell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • odoriferous — [ˌəʊdə rɪf(ə)rəs] adjective having an odour. Derivatives odoriferously adverb Origin ME: from L. odorifer odour bearing + ous …   English new terms dictionary

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