pheromone Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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pheromonenoun [C]

uk   /ˈfer.ə.məʊn/  us   /-moʊn/ specialized
a ​chemicalsubstancereleased by an ​animal that ​influences the ​behaviour of another ​animal of the same ​type, for ​example by ​attracting it ​sexually
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