Definition of osmic in English:

osmic

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒzmɪk
 
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adjective

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

Origin

1930s: from Greek osmē 'smell, odour' + -ic.

Derivatives

osmically

adverb
More example sentences
  • The fact is that the osmically specific properties of odorous substances have still not been securely identified.

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