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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French fragrance, from Latin fragrantia. See fragrant.

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: frāʹ-grəns, IPA(key): /ˈfɹeɪɡɹəns/
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NounEdit

fragrance (countable and uncountable, plural fragrances)

  1. A pleasant smell or odour.

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VerbEdit

fragrance (third-person singular simple present fragrances, present participle fragrancing, simple past and past participle fragranced)

  1. (transitive) To apply a fragrance to; to perfume.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ecclesiastical Latin fragrantia, from fragrō, fragrāre. Related to flairer, which was inherited.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fragrance f (plural fragrances)

  1. a fragrance, a pleasurable smell

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