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olfaction

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ol=fac=tion

CIDE DICTIONARY

olfactionn. [See Olfactory.].
     The sense by which the impressions made on the olfactory organs by the odorous particles in the atmosphere are perceived.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

olfaction, n. the act or capacity of smelling; the sense of smell.

Derivative
olfactive adj.
Etymology
L olfactus a smell f. olere to smell + facere fact- make

ROGET THESAURUS

olfaction

Odor

N odor, smell, odorament, scent, effluvium, emanation, exhalation, fume, essence, trail, nidor, redolence, sense of smell, scent, act of smelling, olfaction, olfactories, fragrance, odorant, bloodhound, hound, spoor, odorous, odoriferous, smelling, reeking, foul-smelling, strong- scented, redolent, graveolent, nidorous, pungent, putrid, foul, olfactory, quick-scented.


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