Word forms: perfumeries
1. uncountable noun [oft N n]
Perfumery is the activity or business of producing perfume. ⇒ ...the perfumery trade. ⇒ Provence is the home of perfumery.
2. countable noun A perfumery is a shop or a department in a store where perfume is the main product that is sold. ⇒ ...a perfumery called Bayley's of Bond Street. ⇒ ...the perfumery department.
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