redolent etymology

Middle English word redolent comes from Latin oleo, Latin re-

Detailed word origin of redolent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
oleo Latin (lat) I am given away by smell; I smell of.. I am observed, betrayed.. I smell; I emit an odor, especially a bad odor.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
redoleo Latin (lat) (intransitive) I emit a scent or odor.. (transitive) I am redolent or smell of or like.
redolentem Latin (lat)
redolent Old French (fro)
redolent Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as redolent

Descendants of oleo
Descendants of re-
rabeten re- redimer regraten regreten regretten rejecten remedie remembren remewen repairen repellen replien resolven respiracioun respounse retencioun retornen retracten returnen reveue revolven reward reyne