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ŏdōro , āvi, ātum, 1, v. a. odor,
I.to give a smell or fragrance to, to perfume a thing (poet. and in post-Aug. prose; cf.: “oleo, fragro): odorant aëra fumis,Ov. M. 15, 734: “mella,Col. 9, 4, 4: “caelum sulfure,Avien. Arat. 1430.—Hence, ŏdōrātus , a, um, P. a., that has a smell, that emits an odor; esp., sweet-smelling, fragrant: “quid tibi odorato referam sudantia ligno Balsama?Verg. G. 2, 119: “cedrus,id. A. 7, 13: “pabula,Col. 8, 17, 1: “capilli,Hor. C. 3, 20, 14: “comae,Ov. A. A. 2, 734: “nectare odorato spargit corpus,id. M. 4, 250: “odoratis ignibus,id. ib. 15, 574: “Indi,in whose country sweetsmelling spices grow, Sil. 17, 658: “Armenii,Tib. 1, 5, 36: dux, the prince of the Parthians or Assyrians, who border on Arabia, Prop. 4 (5), 3, 64.—Comp.: “vina mustis odoratiora,Plin. 21, 7, 18, § 35.—Sup.: “odoratissimi flores,Plin. 28, 8, 28, § 108.
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  • Cross-references in general dictionaries from this page (8):
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 15.574
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 4.250
    • Ovid, Metamorphoses, 15.734
    • Vergil, Aeneid, 7.13
    • Vergil, Georgics, 2.119
    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 21.35
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 8.17.1
    • Columella, Res Rustica, 9.4.4
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