osmatic

adjective os·matic \ (ˈ)äz¦matik \
variants: or osmic \ˈäzmik\

Definition of osmatic

: depending chiefly on the sense of smell for orientation
  • the dog is a strongly osmatic animal
— compare optic

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Origin and Etymology of osmatic

osmatic from osm- + -atic (as in aquatic); osmic from osm- + -ic


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