Aroma
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. [1913 Webster]

2. Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power; flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius. [1913 Webster]


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  • aromă — ARÓMĂ, arome, s.f. Emanaţie a unor substanţe plăcut mirositoare (şi cu gust plăcut); miros tare şi plăcut; mireasmă, parfum. ♦ Substanţă care dă unui produs miros sau gust plăcut. – Din fr. arôme, lat. aroma. Trimis de ana zecheru, 01.02.2008.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Aroma — Sn std. (17. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus l. arōma Gewürz , dieses aus gr. árōma, dessen Herkunft ungeklärt ist. Aromata Duftkräuter, Spezereien ist eine schon wesentlich frühere Entlehnung aus dem Plural des Wortes heute nicht mehr üblich.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • aroma — aróma ž DEFINICIJA 1. ugodan, lagan miris ob. začina i napitaka [aroma kave] 2. pren. ono što podsjeća, prizvuk, prikus [aroma nostalgije] SINTAGMA aroma terapija med. terapija mirisnim uljima koja poboljšavaju opće stanje organizma i stvaraju… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • aroma — /a rɔma/ s.m. [dal lat. aroma, gr. árōma ] (pl. aromi, ant. aròmati ). 1. [spec. al plur., nome generico di sostanze odorose, spesso di sapore gradevole, usate come profumi o per condimento] ▶◀ essenza, spezia, [spec. al plur.] odore. 2.… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • aroma — ‘Olor muy agradable’. En el español actual se emplea exclusivamente en masculino: «A su paso esparcía un aroma afrutado» (Hayen Calle [Méx. 1993]). Debe evitarse hoy su uso en femenino (⊕ la aroma), debido en muchos casos al influjo del catalán …   Diccionario panhispánico de dudas

  • aroma — (n.) early 13c., fragrant substance, from L. aroma sweet odor, from Gk. aroma seasoning, any spice or sweet herb, of unknown origin. Meaning fragrance is from 1814. A hypercorrect plural is aromata …   Etymology dictionary

  • aroma — 1. Aroma now denotes any pleasant smell, as befits a word that originally meant ‘spice’ (13c to 18c), and has given rise to aromatherapy, ‘massage or other treatment using extracts and essential oils’, which likewise befits the special meaning of …   Modern English usage

  • aroma — sustantivo masculino 1. Olor agradable: Percibía el aroma del café recién hecho. No me gusta el aroma de las rosas. Sinónimo: perfume. Antónimo: hedor …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • aroma — [ə rō′mə] n. [L < Gr arōma, sweet spice] 1. a pleasant, often spicy odor; fragrance, as of a plant, a wine, cooking, etc. 2. any smell or odor 3. a characteristic quality or atmosphere [a city with the aroma of Paris] SYN. SMELL …   English World dictionary

  • aroma — (Del lat. arōma, y este del gr. ἄρωμα). 1. f. Flor del aromo, dorada, vellosa, de olor muy fragante, pedunculada y de unos dos centímetros de diámetro. 2. m. Perfume, olor muy agradable. 3. Goma, bálsamo, leño o hierba de mucha fragancia. U.… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

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