empyreumatic

adjective

em·​py·​reu·​mat·​ic -ˌrü-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce empyreumatic (audio)
: being or having an odor of burnt organic matter as a result of decomposition at high temperatures
creosote and other empyreumatic oils

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“Empyreumatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/empyreumatic. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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