Scent-gland



noun
1.
any of various specialized skin glands, occurring in many kinds of animals, that emit an odor commonly functioning as a social or sexual signal or a defensive weapon.

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    noun 1. a distinctive odor, especially when agreeable: the scent of roses. 2. an odor left in passing, by means of which an animal or person may be traced. 3. a track or trail as or as if indicated by such an odor: The dogs lost the scent and the prisoner escaped. 4. perfume. 5. […]

  • Scentless

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