noun, plural ef·flu·vi·a [ih-floo-vee-uh] /ɪˈflu vi ə/, ef·flu·vi·ums.
Origin of effluvium
Examples from the Web for effluvia
As an Ebola patient slips from bad to worse to dire, he can expel as many as two and a half gallons of effluvia a day.
One theory put forward for the supposed medical value of amulets was the Doctrine of Effluvia.Bygone Beliefs|H. Stanley Redgrove
I preferred to face the storm to bearing the effluvia of that highland abode.Life and Work in Benares and Kumaon, 1839-1877|James Kennedy
The effluvia became more sensible as I approached the door of the chamber.Arthur Mervyn|Charles Brockden Brown
Zoz perfume, now so close to him, made him feel dizzy with its effluvia.Two banks of the Seine|Fernand Vandrem
I tell you, Kerr, added she, the effluvia from your shop is insupportable.