Aroma Definition

ə-rōmə
aromas
noun
aromas
A quality that can be perceived by the olfactory sense.
A room with an unpleasant aroma.
American Heritage
A pleasant, often spicy odor; fragrance, as of a plant, a wine, cooking, etc.
Webster's New World
A characteristic, usually pleasant odor, as of a plant, spice, or food.
The aroma of roses.
American Heritage
Any smell or odor.
Webster's New World
A distinctive, intangible quality; an aura.
The aroma of success.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Aroma

Noun

Singular:
aroma
Plural:
aromas, aromata

Origin of Aroma

  • Alteration (influenced by Latin arōma spice) of Middle English aromat aromatic substance from Old French from Latin arōmata pl. of arōma from Greek aromatic herb

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Late Latin arōmata 'spices', from Ancient Greek ἄρωμα (arōma, “seasoning, spicy and/or fragrant smell”).

    From Wiktionary

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