Effluvia



[ih-floo-vee-uh m] /ɪˈflu vi əm/

noun, plural effluvia
[ih-floo-vee-uh] /ɪˈflu vi ə/ (Show IPA), effluviums.
1.
a slight or invisible exhalation or vapor, especially one that is disagreeable or noxious.
/ɛˈfluːvɪəm/
noun (pl) -via (-vɪə), -viums
1.
an unpleasant smell or exhalation, as of gaseous waste or decaying matter
n.

Latin plural of effluvium.
n.

1640s, from Latin effluvium “a flowing out,” from effluere (see effluence).

effluvium ef·flu·vi·um (ĭ-flōō’vē-əm)
n. pl. ef·flu·vi·ums or ef·flu·vi·a (-vē-ə)

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