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Is odor a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word odor is a Scrabble US word. The word odor is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is odor a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word odor is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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Valid words made from Odor

You can make 14 words from 'odor' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'odor'

DOOR 5ODOR 5
ORDO 5ROOD 5

3 letters words from 'odor'

DOO 4DOR 4
OOR 3ORD 4
ROD 4ROO 3

2 letters words from 'odor'

DO 3OD 3
OO 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of odor

odor door oodr oodr door odor odro doro ordo rodo droo rdoo oord oord orod rood orod rood doro odro droo rdoo ordo rodo

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word odor. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in odor.

Definitions and meaning of odor

odor

Alternative forms

  • odour

Etymology

From Middle English odour, borrowed from Anglo-Norman odour, from Old French odor, from Latin odor.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊ.də/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈoʊ.dɚ/
    • (US)
  • Rhymes: -əʊdə(r)
  • Homophone: oater (some dialects)

Noun

odor (countable and uncountable, plural odors) (American spelling)

  1. Any smell, whether fragrant or offensive.
    Synonyms: scent, perfume; see also Thesaurus:smell
    • 1895, H. G. Wells, The Time Machine Chapter X
      Now, I still think that for this box of matches to have escaped the wear of time for immemorial years was a strange, and for me, a most fortunate thing. Yet oddly enough I found here a far more unlikely substance, and that was camphor. I found it in a sealed jar, that, by chance, I supposed had been really hermetically sealed. I fancied at first the stuff was paraffin wax, and smashed the jar accordingly. But the odour of camphor was unmistakable.
  2. (figuratively) A strong, pervasive quality.
  3. (figuratively, uncountable) Esteem.
    Synonyms: esteem, repute
  4. (now rare) Something which produces a scent; incense, a perfume.

Usage notes

The term odo(u)r often has a negative connotation. Preferred terms for a pleasant odor are fragrance, scent, and aroma.

Derived terms

  • in bad odor
  • odorous
  • odorously
  • odorousness

Translations

See also

  • aroma

Anagrams

  • Rood, door, ordo, rood

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /oˈdor/
  • Hyphenation: o‧dór

Noun

odor m (invariable)

  1. Apocopic form of odore

Anagrams

  • doro, d'oro, dorò, ordo, rodo, rodò

Latin

Alternative forms

  • odōs

Etymology

Via rhotacism from Old Latin odōs (plural: odōses), from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ed-.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈo.dor/, [ˈɔd̪ɔr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈo.dor/, [ˈɔːd̪ɔr]

Noun

odor m (genitive odōris); third declension

  1. A smell, perfume, stench.
  2. (figuratively) Inkling, suggestion.

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • odōrō
  • odōror

Descendants

References

  • odor in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • odor in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • odor in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • odor in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Middle English

Noun

odor

  1. Alternative form of odour

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese odor (displacing collateral form olor), from Latin odor, odōris, from Old Latin odōs, from Proto-Indo-European *h₃ed- (to smell, stink).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɔ.ˈðoɾ/, /o.ˈðoɾ/, /u.ˈðoɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /o.ˈdoɾ/, /o.ˈdoʁ/
  • Hyphenation: o‧dor

Noun

odor m (plural odores)

  1. odour; smell
    Synonyms: cheiro, aroma

Romanian

Etymology

From Serbo-Croatian odor

Noun

odor n (plural odoare)

  1. treasure

Declension


Venetian

Alternative forms

  • udor

Etymology

From Latin odor, odōrem. Compare Italian odore.

Noun

odor m (plural odori) or odor m (plural oduri)

  1. smell, stink

Source: wiktionary.org
  • any smell, whether fragrant or offensive.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)