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aroma


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aroma 
  n  1:  any  property  detected  by  the  olfactory  system  [syn:  {olfactory 
  property},  {smell},  {odor},  {odour},  {scent}] 
  2:  a  distinctive  odor  that  is  pleasant  [syn:  {fragrance},  {perfume}, 
  {scent}] 




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