Definitions for effluviumɪˈflu vi əm; -vi ə

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word effluvium

Princeton's WordNet

  1. effluvium(noun)

    a foul-smelling outflow or vapor (especially a gaseous waste)


  1. effluvium(Noun)

    A gaseous or vaporous emission, especially a foul-smelling one.

  2. effluvium(Noun)

    A condition causing the shedding of hair.

  3. Origin: From effluvium, from effluo, from ex + fluo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Effluvium(adj)

    subtile or invisible emanation; exhalation perceived by the sense of smell; especially, noisome or noxious exhalation; as, the effluvium from diseased or putrefying bodies, or from ill drainage

  2. Origin: [L., a flowing out, fr. effluere to flow out. See Effluent, a.]

Editors Contribution

  1. effluvium

    Effluvium (noun)a foul odor that cause to vomit.

    Effluvium is a strong scent that describes as perfume used by a lady.

Images & Illustrations of effluvium

Translations for effluvium

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for effluvium »


Find a translation for the effluvium definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these effluvium definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"effluvium." STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 26 Nov. 2015. <>.

Are we missing a good definition for effluvium? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for effluvium:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.