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.

Retrieved from "http://www.biology-online.org/bodict/index.php?title=Aroma&oldid=33806"
First | Previous (Aroideous) | Next (Aromatase) | Last
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page.