Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete Scent or savor of meat or food, cooked or cooking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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From Latin nidor.

Examples

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

    July 7, 2008