effluence

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noun ef·flu·ence \ˈe-ˌflü-ən(t)s; e-ˈflü-, ə-\

Definition of effluence

  1. 1 :  something that flows out

  2. 2 :  an action or process of flowing out

1603

First Known Use of effluence

1603

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