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
A woman with a fragrant rose.
A rose with a strong floral scent is an example of a fragrant rose.
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”).
- The fragrant ocean was too dark to see.
- I am very glad because I love the warm sunshine and the fragrant flowers.
- The kitchen would smell of good food and her soft neck would be as fragrant as spring flowers.
- .The flowers are small, green and fragrant, and are arranged in dense clusters.
- There was a boat floating on the water, and the fragrant lilies were growing all around the boat.