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Empyreuma, the smell arising from organic matter when subjected to the action of fire, but not enough to carbonize it entirely.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Empyreuma, em-pir-ū′ma, n. the burned smell and acrid taste which result when vegetable or animal substances are burned:—pl.
Its colour is yellow, and it smells and tastes a little of the empyreuma, occasioned by torrefying the Yelks.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.|Pierre Joseph Macquer
The Edinburgh College directs—As much water only is to be employed as will prevent empyreuma during the distillation.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley