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Aroma

Aroma
1. (Science: botany) The quality or principle of plants or other substances which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odour; as, the aroma of coffee.
2. The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius.
Origin: L. Aroma, gr., cf. Oe. Aromaz, aromat, spice, f. Aromate.


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