Scent is the pleasant smell which is produced by something.
Perfume is a liquid which gives a good smell to the things, people and room. It smells more when the temperature is warm.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A distinctive smell, especially one that is pleasant||A fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and spices, used to give a pleasant smell to one’s body|
|Synonyms||Smell, odor, breathe, odorize, essence||Fragrance, scent, odour, whiff, musk|
|Antonyms||Stink, contour, effluvium, disinfect, clarify||Mephitis, curtness, malodor, reek, fetor, effluvium|
|Word origin||The word scent was originated from Late Middle English (denoting the sense of smell): from Old French sentir ‘perceive, smell’, from Latin sentire. The addition of -c- (in the 17th century) is unexplained.||The word perfume was originated from Mid-16th century (originally denoting pleasant-smelling smoke from a burning substance, especially one used in fumigation): from French parfum (noun), parfumer (verb), from obsolete Italian parfumare, literally ‘to smoke through’.|
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