perfumer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From perfume +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pəˈfjuːmə/, /ˈpəːfjʊmə/

Noun[edit]

perfumer (plural perfumers)

  1. A person who makes or sells perfume.
    • 1842, Edgar Allan Poe, ‘The Mystery of Marie Rogêt’:
      Affairs went on thus until the latter had attained her twenty-second year, when her great beauty attracted the notice of a perfumer, who occupied one of the shops in the basement of the Palais Royal, and whose custom lay chiefly among the desperate adventurers infesting that neighborhood.

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Verb[edit]

perfumer

  1. Alternative form of parfumer.