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Noun: rankness  rangk-nus
  1. The property of producing abundantly and sustaining vigorous and luxuriant growth
    "weeds lovely in their rankness";
    - richness, prolificacy, fertility
     
  2. The attribute of having a strong offensive smell
    - malodorousness, stinkiness, foulness, fetidness

Type of: aroma, fecundity, fruitfulness, odor [US], odour [Brit, Cdn], olfactory property, scent, smell

Encyclopedia: Rankness