aromatize

[ uh-roh-muh-tahyz ]
/ əˈroʊ məˌtaɪz /

verb (used with object), a·ro·ma·tized, a·ro·ma·tiz·ing.

to make aromatic or fragrant.

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Also especially British, a·ro·ma·tise .

Origin of aromatize

1400–50; late Middle English (<Middle French ) <Late Latin arōmatizāre<Greek arōmatízein to spice. See aroma, -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM aromatize

a·ro·ma·tiz·er, nounde·a·ro·ma·tize, verb (used with object), de·a·ro·ma·tized, de·a·ro·ma·tiz·ing.
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British Dictionary definitions for aromatize

aromatize

aromatise

/ (əˈrəʊməˌtaɪz) /

verb

(tr) to make aromatic
to convert (an aliphatic compound) to an aromatic compound

Derived forms of aromatize

aromatization or aromatisation, noun
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