attar

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noun at·tar \ˈa-tər, ˈa-ˌtär\

Definition of attar

  1. :  a fragrant essential oil (as from rose petals); also :  fragrance

Examples of attar in a sentence

  1. <exuding the attar of jasmine, the beautifully bejeweled woman set off for the ball>

Variants of attar

or less commonly

play \ˈä-(ˌ)tō\

Origin and Etymology of attar

Persian ʽaṭir perfumed, from Arabic, from ʽiṭr perfume


First Known Use: 1790

Other Biochemistry Terms


ʽAttār

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biographical name ʽAt·tār \ˈa-tər, -ˌtär\

Definition of ʽAttār

  1. Farīd od-Dīn Mohammad ebn Ebrāhīm circa 1142–circa 1220 Persian mystical poet


Medical Dictionary

attar

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noun at·tar \ˈat-ər, ˈa-ˌtär\

Medical Definition of attar

  1. :  a fragrant essential oil; especially :  attar of roses



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