ODOR (ō'dêr, Heb. besem, Gr. osmē). That which affects the sense of smell. In ASV the word refers to a pleasant or sweet odor, while an unpleasant one is called “ill savor” or “stench.” The Levitical offerings that did not deal with sin were called offerings of sweet savor; and the incense also (
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
See also SAVOR.