Definition of Nidor

1. n. Scent or savor of meat or food, cooked or cooking.



Definition of Nidor

1. Noun. The smell of burning animals, especially of burning animal fat. ¹

2. Noun. (context: nonstandard) Any smell. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nidor

1. a strong smell [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nidor

nidificates
nidificating
nidification
nidifications
nidified
nidifies
nidifugous
nidify
nidifying
niding
nidings
nidopallia
nidopallium
nidopalliums
nidor (current term)
nidorose
nidorosity
nidorous
nidors
nids
nidulant
nidulate
nidulated
nidulates
nidulating
nidulation
nidulite
nidus
nidus avis

Literary usage of Nidor

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1. The Classical Journal (1820)
"... by two most outrageous conjectural alterations in the second, nidor ... and nidor is not sufficiently substantial to precede cogit, at least without the ..."

2. A Latin-English Dictionary Printed from the Unfinished Ms. of the Late by Thomas Hewitt Key (1888)
"Exi in- quam, nidor, e culina (MSS ... nidor aut pilorum, Plin. 28, 230; a. hence esp. of sacrifices, Et dis acceptus ... in aethera nidor, Ov. M. 12, 153; ..."

3. The Journal of Philology by William George Clark, John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor, William Aldis Wright, Ingram Bywater, Henry Jackson (1872)
"Then observe the context: for the odor of 681 he substitutes in 683 nidor, a word which specially designates the smell of burnt animal matter or other ..."

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