Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The smell of burning animals, especially of burning animal fat.
  • n. Any smell.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Odor; savor; savory smell, as of cooked food.

Etymologies

From Latin nidor. (Wiktionary)

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  • n., the smell of burning fat (or any strong flesh-cooking smell)

    July 7, 2008