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effluvium

noun
variants: also effluvia

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discarded or useless material
  • the effluvia from local sewage treatment plants polluting the river

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The first known use of effluvium was in 1651

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“Effluvium.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/effluvium. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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