Definitions

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  • adj. Of, relating to, or emitting perfume.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Emitting perfume; perfuming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Yielding perfume; perfuming.

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Examples

  • a large perfumatory, we have come to the conclusion that it cannot be so applied, simply because when the essence of pine-apple is smelled at, the vapor produces an involuntary action of the larynx, producing cough, when exceedingly dilute.

    The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants

  • "drawn," it must be understood to be done so by steam apparatus, as this is the only mode which can be adopted for obtaining anything like a delicate odor; the old plan of having the fire immediately under the still, conveying an empyreumatic or burnt smell to the result, has become obsolete in every well-regulated perfumatory.

    The Art of Perfumery And Methods of Obtaining the Odors of Plants

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