attar

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noun at·tar \ˈa-tər, ˈa-ˌtär\
variants: or less commonly

play \ˈä-(ˌ)tō\

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

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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