Pulvillio
Pulvillio Pul*vil"li*o, Pulvillo Pul*vil"lo, n. [See {Pulvil}.] A kind of perfume in the form of a powder, formerly much used, -- often in little bags. [1913 Webster]

Smells of incense, ambergris, and pulvillios. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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  • pulvillio — noun see pulvil * * * pulville, pulvillio see pulvil, pulvilio …   Useful english dictionary

  • pulvillio — pul·vil·lio …   English syllables

  • Pulvillo — Pulvillio Pul*vil li*o, Pulvillo Pul*vil lo, n. [See {Pulvil}.] A kind of perfume in the form of a powder, formerly much used, often in little bags. [1913 Webster] Smells of incense, ambergris, and pulvillios. Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pulvil — Pul vil, n. [It. polviglio, fr. L. pulvis, pulveris, dust, powder: cf. Sp. polvillo.] A sweet scented powder; pulvillio. [Written also {pulville}.] [Obs.] Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pulville — Pulvil Pul vil, n. [It. polviglio, fr. L. pulvis, pulveris, dust, powder: cf. Sp. polvillo.] A sweet scented powder; pulvillio. [Written also {pulville}.] [Obs.] Gay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pulville — pulville, pulvillio see pulvil, pulvilio …   Useful english dictionary

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