fragrant fragrant  /f ˈreɪ ɡrənt/


  • (adj) pleasant-smelling


  1. The Dominican Republic in addition to all these, can grow the fragrant cassie bush, whose oil is now so scarce that perfumers cannot obtain it for love nor money.
  2. Groups of women in chadors amble by the fragrant booths of spice dealers at the city's famed Grand Bazaar.
  3. In his case, the spindly physic-nut shrubs in his garden are supplanting a fragrant frangipani tree or colorful hibiscus bush.


  1. Friends of the San Pedro: Wiles and guiles of plants at the SPRNCA

    Ginny Bealer photo Fruit distributed by animal: Devil’s Claw, Proboscidea parviflora. If a plant species relies on wind for pollination, its pollen-producing stamens and seed-producing pistils will be exposed to open air, and other flower parts, like petals and sepals, will be small or missing entirely. It would be a waste of energy for these plants to make their flowers showy, fragrant, or ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Sierra Vista Herald

  2. Miniature Masterpieces

    Kimberly Masters creates fragrant, decorative bars of soap you can hang from a tree or use for washing up. / Photo by Perrin Todd
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Asheville Citizen-Times

  3. 2013 Farmers markets in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam - WITH MAP

    The arrival of the season’s farmers markets comes with a gentle reminder to slow down. Embrace the spontaneity of open-market shopping and cook what is fragrant and fresh, not what’s on your list.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Journal News


  1. "I have every sympathy with the whole family, especially with the mother who has suffered most," Singh said in a room stacked with papers and books, including several he has written. "To me they are like a bunch of flowers, very fragrant and...
    on Jul 29, 2007 By: Uday Singh Source: Vancouver Sun

  2. "It is not a very fragrant world," Raymond Chandler wrote, "but it is the world you live in."
    on Oct 16, 2007 By: Raymond Chandler Source: Minneapolis City Pages

  3. Brown writes that, in no time, her Kensington Palace apartment "was fragrant with the scent of burning joss sticks".
    on Jun 8, 2007 By: Tina Brown Source: The Age

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