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osmic Syllabification: os·mic
Pronunciation: /ˈäzmik/

Definition of osmic in English:


Relating to odors or the sense of smell.
Example sentences
  • A predator doused by the skunk's osmic barrage is doubtless deterred.


Pronunciation: /-ik(ə)lē/
Example sentences
  • The fact is that the osmically specific properties of odorous substances have still not been securely identified.


Early 20th century: from Greek osmē 'smell, odor' + -ic.

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