Perfumes

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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