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a·ro·ma

 (ə-rō′mə)
n.
1.
a. A quality that can be perceived by the olfactory sense: a room with an unpleasant aroma. See Synonyms at smell.
b. A characteristic, usually pleasant odor, as of a plant, spice, or food: the aroma of roses. See Synonyms at fragrance.
2. A distinctive, intangible quality; an aura: the aroma of success.

[Alteration (influenced by Latin arōma, spice) of Middle English aromat, aromatic substance, from Old French, from Latin arōmata, pl. of arōma, from Greek, aromatic herb.]

aroma

(əˈrəʊmə)
n
1. a distinctive usually pleasant smell, esp of spices, wines, and plants
2. a subtle pervasive quality or atmosphere
[C18: via Latin from Greek: spice]

a•ro•ma

(əˈroʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas.
1. a distinctive, usu. agreeable odor; fragrance: the aroma of freshly brewed coffee.
2. the bouquet of a wine.
3. a pervasive characteristic or quality: an aroma of mystery.
[1175–1225; Middle English aromat < Old French < Latin arōmat-, s. of arōma aromatic substance < Greek árōma]
syn: See perfume.

Aroma

 bakers collectivelyLipton, 1970.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aroma - any property detected by the olfactory systemaroma - any property detected by the olfactory system
property - a basic or essential attribute shared by all members of a class; "a study of the physical properties of atomic particles"
fragrancy, redolence, bouquet, fragrance, sweetness - a pleasingly sweet olfactory property
fetidness, malodorousness, stinkiness, rankness, foulness - the attribute of having a strong offensive smell
muskiness - having the olfactory properties of musk
rancidness - the property of being rancid
2.aroma - a distinctive odor that is pleasantaroma - a distinctive odor that is pleasant
odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, smell, odor - the sensation that results when olfactory receptors in the nose are stimulated by particular chemicals in gaseous form; "she loved the smell of roses"
incense - the pleasing scent produced when incense is burned; "incense filled the room"

aroma

noun scent, smell, perfume, fragrance, bouquet, savour, odour, redolence the wonderful aroma of freshly baked bread

aroma

noun
1. A distinctive yet intangible quality deemed typical of a given thing:
2. A sweet or pleasant odor:
3. The quality of something that may be perceived by the olfactory sense:
Translations
أريج، عَبير، شَذاعَبِير
aromaarómavůně
aromaduft
aromi
aroma
ilmur
芳香
방향
aromatasaromatingaskvapaskvapnus
aromāts
aróma
aroma
arom
กลิ่นหอม
aromahoş kokukoku
hương thơm

aroma

[əˈrəʊmə] Naroma m (of de, a)

aroma

[əˈrəʊmə] narôme m
the aroma of ... → l'arôme de ...

aroma

nDuft m, → Aroma nt

aroma

[əˈrəʊmə] naroma m

aroma

(əˈrəumə) noun
the (usually pleasant) smell that a substance has or gives off. the aroma of coffee.
aromatic (ӕrəˈmӕtik) adjective
aromatic herbs.

aroma

عَبِير aróma aroma Aroma άρωμα aroma aromi arôme aroma aroma 芳香 방향 aroma aroma aromat aroma аромат arom กลิ่นหอม koku hương thơm 芳香

a·ro·ma

n. aroma, olor agradable.
References in classic literature ?
Continue the boiling and evaporation until the intensity of the flavor and aroma of the coffee and chicory has been diminished to a proper degree; then set aside to cool.
Among the various stenches peculiar to a native village the ape-man's sensitive nostrils were finally rewarded by cognizance of the delicate aroma which marked the presence of her he sought.
With this nation of artists in emotion, the taste of the tea is a thing of lesser importance; it is the aroma which remains and delights.
Franz waited impatiently, inhaling the aroma of the roasted meat, when the captain returned with a mysterious air.
Katherine's Dock, lying overshadowed and black like a quiet pool amongst rocky crags, through the venerable and sympathetic London Docks, with not a single line of rails in the whole of their area and the aroma of spices lingering between its warehouses, with their far-famed wine- cellars - down through the interesting group of West India Docks, the fine docks at Blackwall, on past the Galleons Reach entrance of the Victoria and Albert Docks, right down to the vast gloom of the great basins in Tilbury, each of those places of restraint for ships has its own peculiar physiognomy, its own expression.
Even the "good old family" (to use a favourite phrase of a late local worthy) had no aroma for him unless there were good new resolutions in its representatives.
His twitching nostrils were drinking in a familiar aroma.
Rich merchants, sending their wares to the distant Indies, had lived in them calm and prosperous lives, and in their decent decay they kept still an aroma of their splendid past.
With his hands joined upon his breast, his face turned towards the window, bathed by the fresh air of night, which brought upon its wings the aroma of the flowers and the woods, Athos entered, never again to come out of it, into the contemplation of that paradise which the living never see.
yelled the crowd, echoing the crash of the collapsing roof of the barn, the burning grain in which diffused a cakelike aroma all around.
Miss Brooke knows that they are apt to become feeble in the utterance: the aroma is mixed with the grosser air.
For an instant, as he had approached closer to her in the clearing where the Arabs had seized her, the subtle aroma which had first aroused his desires in the hut that had imprisoned her had fallen upon his nostrils, and told him that he had found the creature for whom he had developed so sudden and inexplicable a passion.