What word can be used to describe a person who doesn't eat something because they don't like it's smell. For example: My friend doesn't like the smell of papaya and says that he can't stand it's smell.

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  • Do you want a word for aversion to odor or dislike of food? – vickyace May 31 '16 at 5:55
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    It's its, by the way. – Mr Lister May 31 '16 at 7:18
  • Example sentence please, with an X for the mystery word. – Max Williams May 31 '16 at 7:38

For aversion to that odor - Try osmophobic or olfactophobic, an adjective from Osmophobia defined by Wikipedia as

Aversion or dislike to certain smells

Note that Olfactophobia is a synonym for Osmophobia.

For eating particular kinds of food - oligophage from oligophagy defined by Wikipedia as

Feeding on certain types of food.

You can say that your friend is an oligophage or is oligophagous. Also, your friend is olfactophobic.

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