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olfactory

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

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

Full Definition of OLFACTORY

:  of or relating to the sense of smell
ol·fac·to·ri·ly \-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

OLFACTORY Defined for Kids

olfactory

adjective ol·fac·to·ry \äl-ˈfak-tə-rē, ōl-\

Definition of OLFACTORY for Kids

:  of or relating to smelling or the sense of smell <olfactory nerves>
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olfactory

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

Medical Definition of OLFACTORY

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

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