Olfactories
Olfactory Ol*fac"to*ry, n.; pl. {Olfactories}. An olfactory organ; also, the sense of smell; -- usually in the plural. [1913 Webster]

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  • olfactories — ol·fac·to·ry || É‘l fæktÉ™rɪ /É’l fæktrɪ n. sense of smell; olfactory organ adj. related to sense of smell …   English contemporary dictionary

  • olfactory — olfactorily, adv. /ol fak teuh ree, tree, ohl /, adj., n., pl. olfactories. adj. 1. of or pertaining to the sense of smell: olfactory organs. n. 2. Usually, olfactories. an olfactory organ. 3. See olfactory nerve. [1650 60; < L olfactorius, equiv …   Universalium

  • Olfactory — Ol*fac to*ry, n.; pl. {Olfactories}. An olfactory organ; also, the sense of smell; usually in the plural. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nares — Synonyms and related words: antlia, beak, beezer, bill, bugle, conk, muffle, muzzle, neb, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle, olfactories, olfactory area, olfactory cell, olfactory nerves, olfactory organ, olfactory pit, pecker, proboscis, rhinarium,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nose — Synonyms and related words: Adamite, Paul Pry, Paul Pry, antlia, aptness, beak, beezer, being, bent, bib nozzle, bill, body, bow, bowsprit, breathe, breathe in, bugle, bump, busybody, butt in, caress, cat, chap, character, conk, creature,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • nostril — Synonyms and related words: air duct, air hole, air passage, air shaft, air tube, airway, antlia, beak, beezer, bill, blowhole, breathing hole, bugle, conk, louver, louverwork, muffle, muzzle, nares, naris, neb, nib, nose, nostrils, nozzle,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Odor — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Odor >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 odor odor smell odorament| scent effluvium Sgm: N 1 emanation emanation exhalation Sgm: N 1 fume fume essence trail nidor| …   English dictionary for students

  • nose — n 1. neb, nib, bill, pecker, All Sl. beak, snoot, schnozz, schnozzle, schnozzola; snout, muzzle, Sl. nozzle, Facetious. proboscis, trunk, Entomol. antlia; nostrils, nasal passage or cavity, breather, air hole, spiracle, blow hole; sniffer,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • olfactory — ol•fac•to•ry [[t]ɒlˈfæk tə ri, tri, oʊl [/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) anat. of or pertaining to the sense of smell 2) anat. Usu., olfactories. an olfactory organ 3) anat. olfactory nerve • Etymology: 1650–60; < L olfactōrius=olfac(ere) to smell at …   From formal English to slang

  • olfactory — /ɒlˈfæktəri/ (say ol faktuhree) adjective 1. of or relating to the sense of smell: olfactory organs. –noun (plural olfactories) 2. (usually plural) an olfactory organ. {Latin olfactōrius (adjective) …   Australian English dictionary

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