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Meaning of ODOR

Pronunciation:  'owdur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any property detected by the olfactory system
  2. [n]  the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"

ODOR is a 4 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: aroma, odour, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory property, olfactory sensation, scent, smell, smell
 See Also: acridity, aroma, bouquet, fetor, foetor, foulness, fragrance, fragrance, malodor, malodorousness, malodour, malodourousness, perfume, property, pungency, rankness, redolence, reek, scent, sensation, sense datum, sense experience, sense impression, stench, stink, stinkiness, sweetness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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
Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

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

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

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: To smell an odor in your dream indicates a memory or past experience. Your dream be trying to convey your personal feeling and associations with that odor.
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