non·​ar·​o·​mat·​ic ˌnän-ˌa-rə-ˈma-tik How to pronounce nonaromatic (audio)
: not aromatic
a nonaromatic wine
especially, of a chemical compound : not exhibiting increased chemical stability resulting from the delocalization of electrons in a ring system
nonaromatic hydrocarbons

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1911, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonaromatic was circa 1911

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“Nonaromatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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