perfumery

[ per-fyoo-muh-ree ]
/ pərˈfyu mə ri /
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noun, plural per·fum·er·ies.

perfumes collectively.
the art or business of a perfumer.
the place of business of a perfumer.
the preparation of perfumes.

Nearby words

  1. performing,
  2. performing arts,
  3. perfume,
  4. perfumed,
  5. perfumer,
  6. perfunctory,
  7. perfusate,
  8. perfuse,
  9. perfusion,
  10. perfusive

Origin of perfumery

1790–1800; perfumer + -y3; see -ery

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British Dictionary definitions for perfumery

perfumery

/ (pəˈfjuːmərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

a place where perfumes are sold
a factory where perfumes are made
the process of making perfumes
perfumes in general
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