What does odour mean?

Definitions for odourˈoʊ dər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. smell, odor, odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception(noun)

    the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form

    "she loved the smell of roses"

  2. olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(noun)

    any property detected by the olfactory system


  1. odour(Noun)

    Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.

  2. odour(Noun)

    Something which produces a scent; incense, a perfume.

  3. Origin: From and odur, odor, odour, from odor.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Odour

    ō′dur, n. smell: perfume: estimation: reputation.—adj. Odorif′erous, bearing odour or scent: diffusing fragrance: perfumed.—adv. Odorif′erously.—n. Odorif′erousness, the quality of being odoriferous.—adj. O′dorous, emitting an odour or scent: sweet-smelling: fragrant.—adv. O′dorously.—n. O′dorousness, the quality of exciting the sensation of smell.—adjs. O′doured, perfumed; O′dourless, without odour.—Odour of sanctity (see Sanctity); In bad odour, in bad repute. [Fr.,—L. odor.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of odour in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of odour in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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