- The definition of fragrant is something that has a sweet or pleasant smell.
A rose with a strong floral scent is an example of a fragrant rose.
A woman with a fragrant rose.
Origin of fragrantMiddle English ; from Classical Latin fragrans (gen. fragrantis), present participle of fragrare, to emit a (sweet) smell ; from Indo-European base an unverified form bhrag-, to smell from source Old High German braccho, bloodhound
Origin of fragrantMiddle English, from Latin frāgrāns, frāgrant-, past participle of frāgrāre, to emit an odor.
(comparative more fragrant, superlative most fragrant)
From Latin fragrāns, present active participle of fragrō (“I smell”).