Tuesday, December 10, 2013

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1. having a pleasant odor; fragrant.
2. odorous or smelling (usually followed by of ): redolent of garlic.
3. suggestive; reminiscent (usually followed by of ): verse redolent of Shakespeare.

1350–1400; Middle English < Latin redolent- (stem of redolēns ), present participle of redolēre to emit odor, equivalent to red- red- + ol ( ēre ) to smell (akin to odor) + -ent- -ent
Related forms
red·o·lence, red·o·len·cy, noun
red·o·lent·ly, adverb

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