olfactophilia etymology

English word olfactophilia comes from English -philia, English olfacto- (Smell.)

Detailed word origin of olfactophilia

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philia English (eng) (pathology) abnormal liking or tendency; paraphilia. Liking; love (for something).
olfacto- English (eng) Smell.
olfactophilia English (eng) Sexual arousal caused by smells.

Words with the same origin as olfactophilia

Descendants of -philia
Judeophilia bibliophilia blackophilia ethnophilia haematophilia hydrophilia incestophilia kleptophilia lesbophilia limnophilia logophilia mechaphilia mycophilia mysophilia necrophile nepiophilia ochlophilia plumbophilia polyphilia pornophilia pyrophilia pædophilia teratophilia trichophilia
Descendants of olfacto-
olfactology olfactometer olfactometry olfactomotor