per·fume (pûrfym′, pər-fym)
1. A substance that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor, especially a volatile liquid distilled from flowers or prepared synthetically.
2. A pleasing, agreeable scent or odor. See Synonyms at fragrance.
tr.v. (pər-fym) per·fumed, per·fum·ing, per·fumes
To fill or permeate with fragrance; impart a pleasant odor to.
[French parfum, from Old Italian parfumo, from parfumare, to fill with smoke : par-, intensive pref. (from Latin per-, per-) + fumare, to smoke (from Latin fūmāre, from fūmus, smoke).]
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