To be in bad odor, to be out of favor, or in bad repute.

(O"dor*a*ment) n. [L. odoramentum. See Odorate.] A perfume; a strong scent. [Obs.] Burton.

(O"dor*ant) a. [L. odorans, -antis, p. pr.] Yielding odors; fragrant. Holland.

(O"dor*ate) a. [L. odoratus, p. p. of odorare to perfume, fr. odor odor.] Odorous. [Obos.] Bacon.

(O"dor*a`ting) a. Diffusing odor or scent; fragrant.

(O`dor*if"er*ous) a. [L. odorifer; odor odor + ferre to bear. See Odoe, and 1st Bear.] Bearing or yielding an odor; perfumed; usually, sweet of scent; fragrant; as, odoriferous spices, particles, fumes, breezes. Milton.

Odontolcae to Off

(||O`don*tol"cae) n. pl. [NL., from Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + a furrow.] (Paleon.) An extinct order of ostrichlike aquatic birds having teeth, which are set in a groove in the jaw. It includes Hesperornis, and allied genera. See Hesperornis. [Written also Odontholcae, and Odontoholcae.]

(O*don"to*lite) n. [Odonto- + -lite.] (Min.) A fossil tooth colored a bright blue by phosphate of iron. It is used as an imitation of turquoise, and hence called bone turquoise.

(O`don*tol"o*gy) n. [Odonto- + -logy: cf.F. odontologie.] The science which treats of the teeth, their structure and development.

(||O`don*toph"o*ra) n. pl. [NL. See Odontophore.] (Zoöl.) Same as Cephalophora.

(O*don"to*phore) n. [Odonto- + Gr. to bear.] (Zoöl.) A special structure found in the mouth of most mollusks, except bivalves. It consists of several muscles and a cartilage which supports a chitinous radula, or lingual ribbon, armed with teeth. Also applied to the radula alone. See Radula.

(O`don*toph"o*rous) a. (Zoöl.) Having an odontophore.

(O*don"to*plast) n. [Odonto- + Gr. to form, mold.] (Anat.) An odontoblast.

(||O`don*top"te*ryx) n. [NL., fr. Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + pte`ryx a wing.] (Paleon.) An extinct Eocene bird having the jaws strongly serrated, or dentated, but destitute of true teeth. It was found near London.

(||O*don`tor*ni*"thes) n. pl. [NL., fr.Gr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + a bird.] (Paleon.) A group of Mesozoic birds having the jaws armed with teeth, as in most other vertebrates. They have been divided into three orders: Odontolcæ, Odontotormæ, and Saururæ.

(O*don"to*stom"a*tous) a. [Odonto- + Gr. the mouth.] (Zoöl.) Having toothlike mandibles; — applied to certain insects.

(||O*don`to*tor"mae) n. pl. [NL., fr. 'odoy`s, 'odo`ntos, a tooth + a socket.] (Paleon.) An order of extinct toothed birds having the teeth in sockets, as in the genus Ichthyornis. See Ichthyornis.

(O"dor) n. [OE. odor, odour, OF. odor, odour, F. odeur, fr. L. odor; akin to olere to smell, Gr. Lith. Cf. Olfactory, Osmium, Ozone, Redolent.] [Written also odour.] Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

Meseemed I smelt a garden of sweet flowers,
That dainty odors from them threw around.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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