Definition of aroma
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The square, white concrete building is small and unassuming, save for the aroma of fried chicken emanating from the front door as patrons file in and out, styrofoam containers securely in hand.
Ice cream aromas abound, as with the cherry-vanilla and chocolate-mocha aromatics found in this pleasingly plump and plummy red wine.
Once at the games, the crowds have been jamming the expansive concourses that surround the playing field, partaking in the many available drink and food options, which by the second inning tend to fill the stadium with intoxicating aromas.
The American-style coffee-cream ale is infused with Guatemala Antigua Kapeu coffee, light in color, with a coffee, milk chocolate and hazelnut aroma.
The researchers also identified 26 different volatile compounds—six of them unique to males—in paw sweat, indicating that bears may use aroma to determine the sex of previous ursine travelers.
This sheer mist has an addictive tropical aroma that made me look forward to reapplying it.
Flowers are fragrant, with a fragrant aroma similar to jasmine.
Strawberries are a distant member of the rose family, which might explain their intoxicating aroma when perfectly ripe.
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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: 1788See Words from the same year
Synonym Discussion of aroma
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Definition of aroma for Students
: a noticeable and pleasant smell
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