Part of speech: adjective

Sound file: odoriférant

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Translation: fragrant, sweet-smelling

 Note that this is the exact opposite of its cognate “odoriferous,” which usually means unpleasant-smelling.

La lavande dans ton oreiller est très odoriférante. – The lavender in your pillow smells really nice.

Ces fleurs ne sont pas très odoriférantes. – These flowers don’t have much of a fragrance.


  • une odeur – odor, smell
  • odorant (adj) – scented, aromatic
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