perfumery

noun per·fum·ery \ pər-ˈfyü-mə-rē , pə- , -ˈfyüm-rē \
|Updated on: 5 Jul 2018

Definition of perfumery

plural perfumeries
1 a : the art or process of making perfume
b : the products made by a perfumer
2 : an establishment where perfumes are made

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First Known Use of perfumery

1766

in the meaning defined at sense 1b

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