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This same person once said that his wife had had a "historical" fit, in consequence of eating "aromatically" sealed salmon.A Popular Account of the Manners and Customs of India
- having a distinctive, usually fragrant smell
- (of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticityCompare aliphatic
- something, such as a plant or drug, giving off a fragrant smell
c.1400, aromatyk, from Middle French aromatique (14c.), from Latin aromaticus, from Greek aromatikos, from aroma (genitive aromatos) "seasoning, sweet spice," of unknown origin.
- Having an agreeable, somewhat pungent, spicy odor.
- Of, relating to, or containing one or more six-carbon rings characteristic of the benzene series and related organic groups.
- Any of a group of vegetable-derived drugs having a fragrant odor and slight stimulative properties.
- An aromatic organic compound.
- Relating to an organic compound containing at least one benzene ring or similar ring-shaped component. Naphthalene and TNT are aromatic compounds. Compare aliphatic.