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odor

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "odour."
odor(
o
-
duhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (smell)
a. el olor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
There was a strong odor of curry emanating from the kitchen.De la cocina venía un olor fuerte a curry.
2. (unpleasant smell)
a. el mal olor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regular removal of garbage prevents odors from accumulating.La recogida regular de la basura previene la acumulación de malos olores.
3. (pleasant smell)
a. el aroma
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
An odor of Havana cigars wafted across the room.Un aroma a cigarros habanos venía del otro lado de la habitación.
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odor
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (smell)
a. el olor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
2. (unpleasant smell)
a. el mal olor m, tufo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (fig)
a.
to be in good/bad odor with somebodyestar a bien/mal con alguien
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odor [ˈəʊdəʳ]
noun
(US)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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