An example of perfume is the scent of potpurri.
An example of perfume is to put body spray on your body.
Origin of perfume
- French parfum from Old Italian parfumo from parfumare to fill with smoke par- intensive pref. (from Latin per- per-) fumare to smoke (from Latin fūmāre) (from fūmus smoke)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition