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Date: 1600-1700
Language: Latin
Origin: olfactorius, from olfacere 'to smell', from olere 'to smell' + facere 'to do'

olfactory

adjective
     
Related topics: Odours, Biology
ol‧fac‧to‧ry [only before noun] technical
COHB connected with the sense of smell:
the olfactory cells in the nose

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