osmesis

noun

os·​me·​sis
äzˈmēsə̇s
plural -es
osmetic
(ˈ)⸗¦metik
adjective

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek osmēsis, from osmasthai to smell, perceive by smell (from osmē odor) + -sis

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“Osmesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osmesis. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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