What does effluvium mean?

Definitions for effluviumɪˈflu vi əm; -vi ə

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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.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Effluvium

    ef-flōō′vi-um, n. minute particles that flow out from bodies: disagreeable vapours rising from decaying matter:—pl. Efflu′via.—adj. Efflu′vial. [Low L.,—L. effluĕre.]

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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of effluvium in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of effluvium in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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