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Oud: returning after a short absence

Oud: returning after a short absence, this note delivers a rich, musty, woody-nutty scent to create a sultry Middle Eastern backdrop to compositions.

— From Seven Predicts Fragrance Trends for 2015/16 at GCI Magazine. I was initially confused about the "short absence", but since these trend predictions are for next winter, perhaps this means oud will take a well-deserved vacation in the early part of 2015.