parfum

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See also: Parfum, parfüm, and Parfüm

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Borrowing from French parfum.

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parfum ‎(uncountable)

  1. (cosmetics) fragrance; perfume

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  • Used in ingredient lists, etc.

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From French parfum.

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parfum n ‎(plural parfums, diminutive parfumpje n)

  1. perfume, pleasant scent
    De roos Friesia verspreidt een hemels parfum.
    The rose Friesia gives out a heavenly scent.
  2. A perfume, luxury product providing such desirable smell
    Essence van rozen en diverse andere bloemen is zeer gegeerd voor natuurlijke parfums.
    Essence of roses and various others flowers is in high demand for natural perfumes.

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French[edit]

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From Middle French parfumer(to scent), a borrowing from Old Provençal perfumar or another language around the Mediterranean coast, cf. Italian perfumare, themselves from Latin per-(through, thoroughly) + fumāre(to smoke).

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parfum m ‎(plural parfums)

  1. perfume (scented toiletry)
  2. scent, desirable smell
  3. flavour, aroma, taste (e.g., of ice cream)
    Le parfum des framboises est rarement naturel.
    Raspberry flavor is rarely natural

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French parfum.

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parfum n ‎(plural parfumuri)

  1. perfume

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parfúm m inan ‎(genitive parfúma, nominative plural parfúmi)

  1. perfume (substance providing a pleasant smell)

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