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ŏdōrus , a, um, adj. id.,
I.emitting a scent or odor, odorous (mostly poet. and in post-Aug. prose for odoratus).
I. Lit.
A. Sweet-smelling, fragrant: “flos,Ov. M. 9, 87: “arbor, i. e. myrrha,id. A. A. 1, 287: “res,Varr. L. L. 6, § 83 Müll. dub.—Comp.: “odorius,Plin. 20, 17, 69, § 177.—Sup.: “nardum Syriacum odorissimum,Isid. 17, 9, 3.—
B. Ill-smelling, stinking (post-class.): “lumen odorum Sulfure,Claud. VI. Cons. Hon. 324.
II. Transf., that tracks by the smell, keenscented: “odora canum vis (= copia odororum canum),pack of sharp-scented hounds, Verg. A. 4, 132.
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