Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A loud and sudden sound; the report of anything bursting; a crash.
  • n. A strong or sweet scent; fragrance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A loud and sudden sound; the report of anything bursting; a crash.
  • n. A strong or sweet scent.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A loud harsh sound; the report of something bursting; crash.
  • n. A strong sweet scent.

Etymologies

Latin, a breaking to pieces, from frangere ("to break"). (Wiktionary)
By confusion with fragrant. (Wiktionary)

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