Word of the Day – Nidor

* nidor (NY-dor or NY-duhr)

Plural – nidors

Meaning – Smell of burning meat or cooking

Etymology – Rod Evans in The Gilded Tongue traces the origins of nidor to the Greek knisa, knisÄ“ (smell of burnt sacrifice)


Although we are no strangers to meat dishes and love our Biryani, we find the nidor inside a Pakistani restaurant nauseating.

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