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odorant

[oh-der-uh nt] /ˈoʊ dər ənt/
noun
1.
an odorous substance or product.
Origin
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English: fragrant; see odor, -ant
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  • Smell must be triggered, he concluded, by some criteria other than an odorant's shape alone.

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