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olfactory

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adjective ol·fac·to·ry \äl-ˈfak-t(ə-)rē, ōl-\

Simple Definition of olfactory

  • : of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell

Full Definition of olfactory

  1. :  of or relating to the sense of smell

ol·fac·to·ri·ly play \-t(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb

Origin of olfactory

Latin olfactorius, from olfacere to smell, from olēre to smell + facere to do — more at odor, do


First Known Use: circa 1658

Rhymes with olfactory


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olfactory

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adjective ol·fac·to·ry \äl-ˈfak-t(ə-)rē, ōl-\

Medical Definition of olfactory

  1. :  of, relating to, or connected with the sense of smell




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