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Webster 1913 Edition


Aromatic

Arˊo-mat′ic

(ărˊō̍-măt′ĭk)
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Noun.
A plant, drug, or medicine, characterized by a fragrant smell, and usually by a warm, pungent taste, as ginger, cinnamon, spices.

Webster 1828 Edition


Aromatic

AROMAT'IC

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Definition 2021


aromatic

aromatic

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aromatic (comparative more aromatic, superlative most aromatic)

  1. Fragrant or spicy.
  2. (organic chemistry) Having a closed ring of alternate single and double bonds with delocalized electrons.
  3. (organic chemistry) derived from benzene.

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aromatic (plural aromatics)

  1. A fragrant plant or spice added to a dish to flavour it.

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