Definitions for effluvial

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ef•flu•vi•umɪˈflu vi əm; -vi ə(n.)(pl.)-vi•a; -vi•ums.

  1. a disagreeable or noxious exhalation, vapor, or odor.

  2. an invisible exhalation or vapor.

Origin of effluvium:

1640–50; < L, =effluv-, base of effluere (see effluent ) +-ium -ium1



  1. effluvial(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to effluvia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Effluvial(adj)

    belonging to effluvia


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