noun, plural ol·fac·to·ries.
Origin of olfactory
Related formsol·fac·to·ri·ly, adverbnon·ol·fac·to·ry, adjective, noun, plural non·ol·fac·to·ries.
Examples from the Web for olfactories
The whole family of Frys, for instance, except a gentleman I once knew of that name, are odious to my olfactories.Ginger-Snaps|Fanny Fern
The whole process of rendering menhaden into oil is less offensive to the olfactories than might be supposed.Nooks and Corners of the New England Coast|Samuel Adams Drake
One stops because a running brook attracts one, because the smell of potatoes frying tickles one's olfactories on passing an inn.Original Short Stories, Volume 3 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
When passing the hive our olfactories are saluted with a nauseous effluvia, arising from this corrupting mass.Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained|M. Quinby
Particles of escaping tobacco dust float in the air and tickle our olfactories.The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman
British Dictionary definitions for olfactories
noun plural -ries
Word Origin for olfactory
Medicine definitions for olfactories
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Culture definitions for olfactories
A descriptive term for the sense of smell.