Definition of aroma
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An initial fruitiness is followed by a bitter aftertaste that contrasts with tangerine and melon aromas.
The aroma is honeyed, slightly nutty and touched with vanilla.
And to change up these delicate and bold aromas, craft brewers are looking for such honey varietals as lavender, orange blossom and wildflower.
Like the overpowering aroma of crab fries in the right-field walkways, the scent of misery was overpowering at Citizens Bank Park on Wednesday.
Given the fact that the classroom smelled like bacon and doughnuts, among other savory aromas, one can't help but wonder (and hope) for a real-life food truck to grace the curbside at LT's campus.
This wine has a scent of bergamot and black pepper, with fleeting aromas of dark soil.
Saffron Fields Vineyard 2014 Heritage Clones pinot noir, Yamhill-Carlton, $50: A classic Oregon pinot noir, thanks to aromas of cranberry, raspberry and potting soil.
The yeast used by brewers produce fruity esters that can add delicious aromas to your beer.
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Origin and Etymology of aroma
Middle English aromat spice, from Anglo-French, from Latin aromat-, aroma, from Greek arōmat-, arōma
First Known Use: 1788
Synonym Discussion of aroma
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Definition of aroma for Students
: a noticeable and pleasant smell
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