Meaning of AROMATIC in English

— aromatically , adv. — aromaticness , n.

/ar'euh mat"ik/ , adj.

1. having an aroma; fragrant or sweet-scented; odoriferous.

2. Chem. of or pertaining to an aromatic compound or compounds.


3. a plant, drug, or medicine yielding a fragrant aroma, as sage or certain spices and oils.

4. See aromatic compound .

[ 1325-75; ME aromatyk ( aromaticus aromatikós. See AROMA, -IC ]

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