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odour

[ oh-der ]
/ ˈoʊ dər /
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noun Chiefly British.
a variant of odor.
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British Dictionary definitions for odour

odour

US odor

/ (ˈəʊdə) /

noun
the property of a substance that gives it a characteristic scent or smell
a pervasive quality about somethingan odour of dishonesty
repute or regard (in the phrases in good odour, in bad odour)

Derived forms of odour

odourless or US odorless, adjective

Word Origin for odour

C13: from Old French odur, from Latin odor; related to Latin olēre to smell, Greek ōzein
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