aromatic

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From Middle French aromatique, from Ancient Greek ἄρωμα (arōma, seasoning, spicy and/or fragrant smell).

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aromatic (comparative more aromatic, superlative most aromatic)

  1. Fragrant or spicy.
  2. (organic chemistry) Having a closed ring of alternate single and double bonds with delocalized electrons.
  3. (organic chemistry) derived from benzene.

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aromatic (plural aromatics)

  1. A fragrant plant or spice added to a dish to flavour it.

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