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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɒlˈfæk.təɹ.ɪ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊlˈfæk.təɹ.i/
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AdjectiveEdit

olfactory (not comparable)

  1. Concerning the sense of smell.

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NounEdit

olfactory (plural olfactories)

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