odour

Definitions of odour
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n any property detected by the olfactory system

Synonyms:
aroma, odor, olfactory property, scent, smell
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bouquet, fragrance, fragrancy, redolence, sweetness
a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
fetidness, foulness, malodorousness, rankness, stinkiness
the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
muskiness
having the olfactory properties of musk
rancidness
the property of being rancid
B.O., body odor, body odour
malodorousness resulting from a failure to bathe
Type of:
property
a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class

n the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

Synonyms:
odor, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell
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scent
an odor left in passing by which a person or animal can be traced
aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent
a distinctive odor that is pleasant
fetor, foetor, malodor, malodour, mephitis, reek, stench, stink
a distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
acridity
having an acrid smell
musk
the scent of a greasy glandular secretion from the male musk deer
incense
the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned
niff, pong
an unpleasant smell
Type of:
aesthesis, esthesis, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression
an unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation

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