Definitions of aroma

  1. a distinctive odor that is pleasant Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. any property detected by the olfactory system Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. The odor of a substance, generally agreeable or spicy; perfume; fragrance. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  6. An odor, especially an agreeable odor, arising from condiments and spices. A practical medical dictionary. By Stedman, Thomas Lathrop. Published 1920.
  7. Odor. Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today. By William R. Warner. Published 1898.
  8. Sweet smell: the odorous principle of plants: (fig.) flavor of any kind. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  9. The odorous principle in plants; fragrance. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  10. Fragrance, as from plants; agreeable odor. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  11. The fragrance in plants and other substances; a pleasant, often a spicy, odour; a spiritual fragrance. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  12. The fragrant principle in plants; an agreeable odour or smell. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  13. a-r[=o]'ma, n. sweet smell: the odorous principle of plants: (fig.) flavour or peculiar charm of any kind.--adj. AROMAT'IC, fragrant: spicy.--v.t. AR[=O]'MATISE, to render aromatic: to perfume:--pr.p. ar[=o]'matising; pa.p. ar[=o]'matised. [Through Fr. and L. from Gr. ar[=o]ma.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  14. The odorous part of plants. An emanation- frequently imponderable-from bodies, which acts on the organ of smell, and varies with the body exhaling it. Medical Lexicon. A Dictionary of Medical Science
  15. (pl. -as). Fragrance, sweet smell; subtle pervasive quality. [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  16. The characteristic odor of a substance, especially one of an agreeable character; also the odoriferous constituent of the substance. [Gr.] Appleton's medical dictionary.
  17. n. [Greek] The fragrant quality in plants or other substances. Cabinet Dictionary

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