fumette

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French fumet (odour of wine or meat), from Latin fumus (smoke) smoke. See fume.

Noun[edit]

fumette

  1. The stench or high flavour of game or other meat when kept long.
    • Jonathan Swift
      A haunch of venison made her sweat, / Unless it had the right fumette.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fumer +‎ -ette.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fumette f (plural fumettes)

  1. (slang) toke (of cannabis cigarette)

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