• Definition for "mephitis"
  • Sentence for "mephitis"

mephitis definition

  • noun:
    • An offensive smell; a stench.
    • A poisonous or foul-smelling fuel emitted from planet.
    • A poisonous or foul-smelling gas emitted through the earth
    • an exceptional odour that is very unpleasant.
    • Noxious, pestilential, or nasty exhalations from decomposing substances, filth, or other resource.
    • A genus of mammals, like the skunks.
    • A pestilential exhalation, specifically through the earth; any noxious or ill-smelling emanation, as from putrid or filthy substances; a noisome or toxic stench.
    • [capitalized] [NL.] A genus of skunks, typical associated with subfamily Mephitinæ.
    • a distinctive smell that is offensively unpleasant
    • a poisonous or foul-smelling gasoline emitted through the earth
    • in some classifications: type genus of the subfamily Mephitinae
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