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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
lingering smell/aroma/odour
▪ the lingering aroma of chocolate
pungent smell/aroma/odour etc
▪ the pungent odour of garlic
▪ It is usually forward with a pungent blackcurrant aroma on the bouquet and it is ripe, fruity and friendly.
▪ Singed needles only add to the celebration because they crackle like sparklers and give off the pungent aroma of the evergreen woods.
▪ Woodsmoke and the pungent aroma of apples and Michaelmas daisies spiced the dusk.
▪ The dry bracken crackled beneath his feet and gave off a pungent aroma.
▪ Each of the cheeses has its own texture, flavour, and aroma.
▪ The aroma of coffee brought Christine into the small cafe.
▪ The rich aroma of freshly baked bread filled the whole house.
▪ As he closed it behind her, the lingering aroma of rich chocolate emerged from the gloom around them.
▪ As he opened the back door, a marvelous aroma greeted him.
▪ Mealtime created quite a mixture of aromas.
▪ She persisted in her relationship with the new recipe book; the kitchen at Greystones was filled with strange aromas.
▪ The tantalising aroma of fresh coffee wafted towards them, over the buzz of voices and laughter.
▪ Without the aromas of food, McAllister smelled sour and old.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Aroma \A*ro"ma\, n. [L. aroma, Gr. ?: cf. OE. aromaz, aromat, spice, F. aromate.]

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

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

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

early 13c., "fragrant substance," from Latin aroma "sweet odor," from Greek aroma "seasoning, any spice or sweet herb," which is of unknown origin. Meaning "fragrance" is from 1814. A hypercorrect plural is aromata.


n. A smell; especially a pleasant spicy or fragrant one.

  1. n. any property detected by the olfactory system [syn: olfactory property, smell, odor, odour, scent]

  2. a distinctive odor that is pleasant [syn: fragrance, perfume, scent]

Aroma (winery)

Aroma is a Moldovan wine producer from Chişinău.

Aroma (disambiguation)

An aroma is a volatilised chemical compound that humans or other animals perceive by the sense of olfaction (the sense of smell).

Aroma may also refer to:

  • Aroma Espresso Bar, an Israeli espresso bar and coffee shop chain
  • Aroma, Indiana, United States
  • Aroma (winery), a Moldovan wine producer
  • Aroma Province, La Paz, Bolivia
  • Aroma, Sudan, a town in Kassala State, Sudan
  • Aroma of wine
  • Aroma Housewares Company, a cookware producer
Aroma (skipper)

Aroma is a genus of skippers in the family Hesperiidae.

Usage examples of "aroma".

It bore both the rich aroma of leaves being burnt in the fall and the faint perfume of wildflowers ablow in the spring, but it also held a third attar which seemed to be the breath of the Wind itself which none could ever set name to.

Judging by the aroma of the first fumes, the tobacco certainly contained an admixture of something stronger.

Seregil inhaled the familiar morning smells of the tower as he and Alec headed up to the workroom the next morning- the mingled incense of parchment, candle smoke, and herbs overlaid with the more immediate aromas of breakfast.

The succulent aroma of barbecuing pork wafted through the chill spring air, and fragrant clouds of hickory smoke rose from the fires near the smithy, where haunches of venison, sides of mutton, and broiled fowl in their dozens turned on spits.

Some had nothing on them but bits of shaving soap, but there were wet snots and big boogies in some of the others, he could smell their enticing aroma even now.

But Bozo could not discern the bitter and unmistakable aroma of burning grass upon the morning breeze.

Its pungent aroma, even in the spring of the year, permeated Centennial with a clean, earthlike smell.

Turkish coffee and smoking the chicha, then past the gargotes, where the aroma of kebabs and kefta wafted into the street.

The emotional perfume was delicious, spiced by the fresh, tangy aroma of cilantro and sharpness of onion and garlic coming from the open kitchen window below him.

The chemical constituents of the Strawberry are--a peculiar volatile aroma, sugar, mucilage, pectin, citric and malic acids in equal parts, woody fibre, and water.

She snapped open her fan, as Coy had shown her, held it under her chin, and began waving it delicately, glad of the slight breeze to dispel the varieties of aromas emanating from her male companions.

We had reached the shore, warm, welcoming lights glowed from the dahabeeyah and the aroma of roasting mutton wafted to our nostrils.

The thin air here smelled of wood smoke instead of dung fires, and the sharp green aroma of deodar was intoxicating.

All the delicious aromas whetted an appetite dready sharp from hunger.

It enables the planter to produce a drier bean, and one which has, when roasted, a finer flavour, colour, and aroma, than the unfermented.