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scent

noun
 
 
/sent/
[C] a pleasant natural smell
香味
the scent of roses
玫瑰的香味
Smells and smelling
[C] a smell produced by an animal which acts as a signal to other animals
(動物的)臭跡
The hounds had lost the scent of the fox near the river.
獵狗在河邊就聞不到狐狸的臭跡了。
Smells and smelling
[C or U] a pleasant-smelling liquid that people put on their skin; perfume
香水
a bottle of scent
一瓶香水
Toiletry and perfumes
(Definition of scent noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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