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 effluvium
So delightful was the effluvium of the garum considered, that Martial informs us it was carried about in onyx smelling-bottles.Curiosities of Medical Experience|J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen
Again and again, visitors at Mount Auburn have been annoyed, by this effluvium from the tombs.Dealings with the Dead, Volume I (of 2)|A Sexton of the Old School
The effluvium and the moans of several hundreds of wounded men greeted us.The New Book Of Martyrs|Georges Duhamel
The effluvium is visible under other conditions, which are worth noting.
Generally the effluvium appears to unite the tips of the fingers of each hand.