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Perfume

perfume

1. The scent, odour, or odouriferous particles emitted from a sweet-smelling substance; a pleasant odour; fragrance; aroma. No rich perfumes refresh the fruitful field. (pope)

2. A substance that emits an agreeable odour. And thou shalt make it a perfume. (Ex. Xxx. 35)

Origin: F. Parfum; cf. Sp. Perfume. See Perfume.


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Essential Oils- Question

Hi everyone, how are you doing? I have been reading about "how to make your own perfume", and it is mentioned somewhere that "essential oils" are of the essential ingredients, what are these, and where can I get them from? Thank you :D :D

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by Hasansalhi
Fri Jun 22, 2012 5:59 am
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Essential Oils- Question
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Views: 1657

Re: Why are flowers "beautiful"?

... their prey to smell them coming. Cats clean themselves, dogs roll in dirt and deer poop to disguise their smell, human hunters generally avoid perfume. Prehistorically, human males were more likely to hunt than females. Is that why women are more attracted to the smell of flowers than men? ...

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by charles brough
Wed Sep 14, 2011 3:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 56215

Re: Sound and how the brain reacts to it

... things like the crackling sound the TV makes when you run your arm over it and the static goes beserk, the typing of laptop keys, a bottle of perfume spraying, others that I can't remember will almost, like many of you said, wil put me in a trance. Every so often though, the most random chords ...

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by TurboCute3000
Tue Mar 01, 2011 3:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sound and how the brain reacts to it
Replies: 89
Views: 142332

Re: Why are flowers "beautiful"?

... their prey to smell them coming. Cats clean themselves, dogs roll in dirt and deer poop to disguise their smell, human hunters generally avoid perfume. Prehistorically, human males were more likely to hunt than females. Is that why women are more attracted to the smell of flowers than men? ...

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by Rap
Wed Jan 19, 2011 8:38 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Why are flowers "beautiful"?
Replies: 112
Views: 56215

Re: Human Pheromones

... the ongoing debate about pheromones or odour clues, are they separate or one, still rages. I strongly believe still that every "pheromone perfume" is a hoax, and I also don't intend to play with other people's natural attraction, I am more intent on finding the perfect match for people ...

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by fastsandslash
Wed Jun 02, 2010 11:16 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Pheromones
Replies: 3
Views: 3508
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