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 for odour
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Odor \O"dor\ ([=o]"d[~e]r), n. [OE. odor, odour, OF. odor,
     odour, F. odeur, fr. L. odor; akin to olere to smell, Gr.
     'o`zein, Lith. [*u]sti. Cf. Olfactory, Osmium, Ozone,
     Redolent.] [Written also odour.]
     Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive; scent; perfume.
     [1913 Webster]
           Meseemed I smelt a garden of sweet flowers,
           That dainty odors from them threw around. --Spenser.
     [1913 Webster]
     To be in bad odor, to be out of favor, or in bad repute.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the
           nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous
           form; "she loved the smell of roses" [syn: smell, odor,
           odour, olfactory sensation, olfactory perception]
      2: any property detected by the olfactory system [syn:
         olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour,

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