Effluvium



[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.

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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