from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A distortion of the sense of smell, as in smelling odors that are not present.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A distorted sense of smell, often resulting in phantom, non-existent, and mostly unpleasant, smells.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, a perversion of the sense of smell; olfactory illusion.
New Latin : par(a)-1 + Greek osmē, smell.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)