malodorant etymology

French word malodorant comes from French mal-, French odorant (Scented, aromatic.)

Detailed word origin of malodorant

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mal- French (fra) Badly; wrongly. Denotes the opposite of the unprefixed form.
odorant French (fra) Scented, aromatic.
malodorant French (fra) Smelly, malodorous.

Words with the same origin as malodorant

Descendants of mal-
maladresse maladroit malaise malcommode malentendu malfaisant malfamé malfaçon malfaçonné malhabile malheureux malhonnête malhonnêtement malhonnêteté malingre malnutrition malpoli malpropre malsonnant maltraiter malvoyant