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Meaning of REDOLENT

Pronunciation:  'redlunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  having a strong distinctive fragrance; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford
  2. [adj]  serving to bring to mind; "cannot forbear to close on this redolent literary note"- Wilder Hobson; "a campaign redolent of machine politics"
 

REDOLENT is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: aromatic, aware, evocative, fragrant, mindful, redolent of(p), remindful, reminiscent, reminiscent of(p)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Red"o*lent\ (-lent), a. [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}.]
Diffusing odor or fragrance; spreading sweet scent; scented;
odorous; smelling; -- usually followed by of. ``Honey
redolent of spring.'' --Dryden. -- {Red"o*lent*ly}, adv.

      Gales . . . redolent of joy and youth.   --Gray.

 

 

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