Definitions for aromaəˈroʊ mə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•ro•ma*əˈroʊ mə(n.)(pl.)-mas.

  1. a distinctive, usu. agreeable odor; fragrance:

    the aroma of freshly brewed coffee.

  2. the bouquet of a wine.

    Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

  3. a pervasive characteristic or quality:

    an aroma of mystery.

* Syn: See perfume.

Origin of aroma:

1175–1225; ME aromat < OF < L arōmat-, s. of arōma aromatic substance < Gk árōma

Princeton's WordNet

  1. olfactory property, smell, aroma, odor, odour, scent(noun)

    any property detected by the olfactory system

  2. aroma, fragrance, perfume, scent(noun)

    a distinctive odor that is pleasant

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. aroma(noun)əˈroʊ mə

    a pleasant smell

    the aroma of fresh bread; aromatic plants


  1. aroma(Noun)

    A smell; especially a pleasant spicy or fragrant one.

  2. Origin: From arōmata 'spices', from Ancient Greek ἄρωμα.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aroma(noun)

    the quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the aroma of coffee

  2. Aroma(noun)

    fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius

Translations for aroma

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the (usually pleasant) smell that a substance has or gives off

the aroma of coffee.

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