Definition of Aroma

1. Noun. Any property detected by the olfactory system.




2. Noun. A distinctive odor that is pleasant.
Exact synonyms: Fragrance, Perfume, Scent
Generic synonyms: Odor, Odour, Olfactory Perception, Olfactory Sensation, Smell
Specialized synonyms: Incense
Derivative terms: Aromatic, Aromatise, Aromatize, Fragrant, Perfume, Perfume, Scent, Scent

Definition of Aroma

1. n. The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee.

Definition of Aroma

1. Noun. A smell; especially a pleasant spicy or fragrant one. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aroma

1. a pleasant odor [n -S]

Medical Definition of Aroma

1. 1. The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odour; as, the aroma of coffee. 2. The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius. Origin: L. Aroma, Gr., cf. OE. Aromaz, aromat, spice, F. Aromate. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aroma

aroba
arobas
aroclors
aroeira blanca
arogenate dehydrogenase
aroid
aroideous
aroids
aroint
arointed
arointing
aroints
arolla
arolla pine
arollas
aroma (current term)
aromaless
aromaphyte
aromaphytes
aromas
aromata
aromatase
aromatase inhibitor
aromatases
aromatherapeutic
aromatherapies
aromatherapist
aromatherapists
aromatherapy
aromatic

Literary usage of Aroma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of Chemistry by Jean-Antoine-Claude Chaptal, William Nicholson (1800)
"Concerning the aroma, or Spiritus ... by Boer- haave by the name of Spiritus Rector, and by the moderns under the name of aroma. The aroma appears to be ..."

2. Health Consequences of Smoking: Nicotine Addiction a Report of the Surgeon by C. Everett Koop, M.D., DIANE Publishing Company (1988)
"However, based on knowledge about the taste and aroma constituents of cigarette smoke, it is likely that some of the chemicals in the tar fraction ..."

3. Dairy Bacteriology by Sigurd Orla-Jensen, Paul Seidelin Arup (1921)
"At the same time, the aroma depends on the nature of the feed as well as on the ... Thus it is well known that grass butter has a far more pronounced aroma ..."

4. The Horticulturist, and Journal of Rural Art and Rural Taste by Luther Tucker (1854)
"Flavor—rieb, subacid, inclining to sweet, with an agreeable aroma. Quality—" very yood. ... Flavor—very pleasant and refreshing, with delicate aroma. ..."

5. Elements of Chemistry by John Murray (1801)
"aroma, BESIDES the principles that have been enumerated as entering into the ... as the aroma, or Spiritus Rector, the Narcotic Principle, ..."

6. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"Its bitter aroma is never long absent. We believe that we breathe the pure air of the sublime, and a gust of satire slaps us sharply in the face. ..."

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