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Aroma definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

ARO'MA,
AR'OMA, n. [Gr.] The quality of plants which constitutes their fragrance, which is perceived by an agreeable smell, or a warm spicy taste.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any property detected by the olfactory system [syn: olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent]
2: a distinctive odor that is pleasant [syn: aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Middle English aromat spice, from Anglo-French, from Latin aromat-, aroma, from Greek ar?mat-, ar?ma Date: 1796 1. a. a distinctive pervasive and usually pleasant or savory smell; broadly odor b. the odor of a wine imparted by the grapes from which it is made 2. a distinctive quality or atmosphere ; flavor <the aroma of enjoyment Stella D. Gibbons> Synonyms: see smell

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 a fragrance; a distinctive and pleasing smell, often of food. 2 a subtle pervasive quality. Etymology: L f. Gk aroma -atos spice

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aroma A*ro"ma, n. [L. aroma, Gr. ?: cf. OE. aromaz, aromat, spice, F. aromate.] 1. The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee. 2. Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(aromas) An aroma is a strong, pleasant smell. ...the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread. N-COUNT: usu with supp

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

n. 1. Fragrance, perfume, redolence, sweet scent, pleasing scent, grateful odor, bouquet, delicate savor. 2. Subtle essence, supreme quality, ethereal spirit, fine flavor.

Moby Thesaurus

atmosphere, attribute, aura, badge, balm, balminess, bouquet, brand, breath, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, configuration, cut, definite odor, detectable odor, differentia, differential, distinctive feature, earmark, effluvium, emanation, essence, exhalation, feature, fetor, figure, flavor, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, fume, gust, hallmark, hint, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impress, impression, incense, index, individualism, keynote, lineaments, mannerism, mark, marking, mephitis, mold, muskiness, nature, nosegay, odor, particularity, peculiarity, perfume, property, quality, quirk, redolence, reek, savor, scent, seal, shape, singularity, smack, smell, specialty, spice, spiciness, spoor, stamp, stench, stink, subtle odor, suggestion, sweet savor, sweet smell, taint, tang, taste, token, trace, trail, trait, trick, whiff




 


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