Etymology

1. olfactory

adjective. ['oʊlˈfæktɝi'] of or relating to olfaction.

Etymology

  • olfactorius (Latin)
  • olfactus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Olfactory

  • unsatisfactory
  • satisfactory
  • refractory

How do you pronounce olfactory?

Pronounce olfactory as oʊlˈfæktəri.

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Sentences with olfactory


1. Adjective
About half of the frog's forebrain is made up of the olfactory lobe.

2. Noun, singular or mass
These marsupials had very keen olfactory senses, and utilized this to their advantage whenever hunting for prey.

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