odores medii

17:49 Jul 5, 2018
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Latin term or phrase: odores medii
Description of smells from the 17th century:

odores medii - odeurs du vin, vinaigre, odeurs empyreumatiques, odeur d'absinthe
(aromas of wine, vinegar, empyreumatic smells (???), smell of wormwood)
Niedz
Netherlands


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3moderate odours
Joseph Brazauskas
3smoky
Marian Vieyra


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smoky


Explanation:
English dictionary definition is tasting/smelling of charred, organic matter.


    Reference: http://https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/empyreum...
    https://www.bourgogne-wines.com/glossary/empyreumatic,2532,9412.html?&args=Y29tcF9pZD0xNTc1JmFjdGlvbj12aWV3R2xvc3NhaXJlJmlkPSZtb3Q9MTg2fA%3D
Marian Vieyra
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moderate odours


Explanation:
Since 'medii' modifies liquids that may smell either fragrant or unpleasant, it seems to refer to smells that are somewhere in between these opposites.

Joseph Brazauskas
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