olfactory

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Etymology[edit]

Latin olfactorius, from olfactus, present participle of olfaciō (I sniff), from oleō + faciō.

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olfactory (not comparable)

  1. Concerning the sense of smell.

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Noun[edit]

olfactory (plural olfactories)

  1. An olfactory organ.
  2. (chiefly in the plural) The sense of smell.