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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attar, atar, athar, ottarnoun

    essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers


  1. attarnoun

    an essential oil extracted from flowers

    Etymology: From عطر, from عطر.

  2. attarnoun

    a perfume made from this oil

    Etymology: From عطر, from عطر.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Attarnoun

    a fragrant essential oil; esp., a volatile and highly fragrant essential oil obtained from the petals of roses

    Etymology: [Per. 'atar perfume, essence, Ar. 'itr, fr. 'atara to smell sweet. Cf. Otto.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Attar

    at′ar, n. a very fragrant essential oil made in Turkey and other Eastern lands, chiefly from the damask rose.—Also Otto. [Pers. atar.]

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  1. Tatra

  2. Tatar

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Attar in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Attar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Attar in a Sentence

  1. Mary Chartier:

    Dr. Attar voluntarily spoke with the FBI without an attorney, he has no criminal history. He knew his colleague had been arrested, yet he continued to live in his home and work at his clinic serving his patients. He certainly did not try to flee. He is a respected and trusted community member.

  2. Mary Chartier:

    I do believe that the government does not fully understand the religious practices of Dr. Attar and Dr. Attar's religion, and I think that's why we are in this courthouse today, and what we'll be fighting over for the next few months.

  3. Isaac D?Israeli:

    Is a preface exquisitely written? No literary morsel is more delicious. Is the author inveterately dull? It is a kind of preparatory information, which may be very useful. It argues a deficiency of taste to turn over an elaborate preface unread: for it is the attar of the author?s roses, every drop distilled at an immense cost. It is the reason of the reasoning, and the folly of the foolish.

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    pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    • A. handsome
    • B. disjointed
    • C. obnoxious
    • D. transparent

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