Definition of Perfumes

1. Noun. (plural of perfume) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of perfume) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Perfumes

1. perfume [v] - See also: perfume

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Perfumes

performing
performing art
performing artist
performing arts
performs
perfrigeration
perfumatory
perfume
perfumed
perfumeless
perfumelike
perfumer
perfumeries
perfumers
perfumery
perfumes (current term)
perfumey
perfuming
perfumy
perfunctorily
perfunctoriness
perfunctory
perfusate
perfusates
perfuse
perfused
perfuses
perfusing
perfusion
perfusion cannula

Literary usage of Perfumes

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1. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"Of artificial odours in general and their manufacture : especially of the use of perfumes in wine. 14-20. Of the oils used as the vehicle of perfumes. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"Up to the present time it must be confessed that artificial perfumes have ... At first it seemed that synthetic perfumes would result in cutting down the ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"perfumes may be divided into two classes, the first of which includes all primitive or simple-odoriferous bodies derived from the animal or vegetable ..."

4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"The use of perfumes was common among the Greeks and Romans, and both Pliny ... Among the Athenians perfumes were used at feasts, at funerals, ..."

5. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"perfumes for the most part are essential oils and some of these oils which have ... Commercial perfumes in the form in which they are placed on the retail ..."

6. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"perfumes of various sorts have been held in high estimation from the most ... In the Bible frequent reference is made to the use of perfumes by the Hebrews. ..."

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