The Little Dictionary of Perfume Terms: An A-Z Guide on Scent Vocab

Perfume is one of those things that everyone can appreciate, but a very select few truly understand. If you’ve ever nodded along in blind agreement as someone praised the strong, woody oud of a particular fragrance, or the faint trace of ambergris in another, it’s time to school yourself on scent vocab.

From absolute to vetiver, keep scrolling for the perfume terms every fragrance aficionado should know!