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aroma

Etymology: Gk, spice
any agreeable odor or pleasing fragrance, especially of food, drink, spices, or medication.

aroma

(ă-rō′mă) [Gr. arōma, spice]
An agreeable odor.

Patient discussion about aroma

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References in classic literature ?
For an instant, as he had approached closer to her in the clearing where the Arabs had seized her, the subtle aroma which had first aroused his desires in the hut that had imprisoned her had fallen upon his nostrils, and told him that he had found the creature for whom he had developed so sudden and inexplicable a passion.
By the time we had cleared away the blood and refuse in the tower, the cook had juicy steaks and a steaming broth upon the electric stove, and the aroma arising from P.
The fresh chill air was faintly charged with the aroma of pine balsam, and the sky above was crystal clear and blue -- a great inverted cup of blessing.
The grain was waist-high on either side the wagon road, and he sniffed the warm aroma of it with delighted nostrils.
All association must be a compromise, and, what is worst, the very flower and aroma of the flower of each of the beautiful natures disappears as they approach each other.
He warmed the teapot--almost too deftly--rejected the Orange Pekoe that the parlour-maid had provided, poured in five spoonfuls of a superior blend, filled up with really boiling water, and now called to the ladies to be quick or they would lose the aroma.
Doubtless there remained a subtle aroma from his juvenile contact with the "De Senectute" and the fourth book of the "AEneid," but it had ceased to be distinctly recognizable as classical, and was only perceived in the higher finish and force of his auctioneering style.
Understanding the interaction between aromas allow act on sweetness perceived by the consumer and get drinks with less sugar added.
The invention's unique design enables it to provide its users direct exposure and access to essential oils and their aromas.
Plenty of citrus aromas from the American hops used to brew this beer with grapefruit and pineapple aromas present.
Most prominent have been the aromas from daffodil blossoms, plum, flowering currant, and now dame's rocket, pinks and roses.
These odorants can be used to differentiate the various nut aromas.