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olfactory

ol·fac·to·ry

olfactory

 
pronunciation:
al faek t ri [or] al faek tri [or] ol faek t ri [or] ol faek tri
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, or stimulating the perception of smells.
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part of speech: noun
inflections: olfactories
definition 1: (usu. pl.) a part or parts of the body involved in smelling.
definition 2: either of the two chief nerves involved in smelling.
derivation: olfactorily (adv.)