Origin: L, a flowing out, fr. Effluere to flow out. See Effluent.

Subtile or invisible emanation; exhalation perceived by the sense of smell; especially, noisome or noxious exhalation; as, the effluvium from diseased or putrefying bodies, or from ill drainage.

(01 Mar 1998)

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