Origin of attar
Examples from the Web for attar
Ten-year-old Yasmine al Attar stares at me from under her dark curled bangs.
Also Nûr Jehan is said to have invented the now world-famous perfume, attar of roses.Stories about Famous Precious Stones|Mrs Goddard Orpen
The air was heavy with sandalwood, and attar of rose, and incense.A Little Girl in Old Salem|Amanda Minnie Douglas
"I never heard of a rat that smelt like sandal-wood or attar of roses," said Bastin.When the World Shook|H. Rider Haggard
At Cairo and in the Fayum, attar of roses and other perfumes are manufactured.
There's only one woman on this hill whose clothes are so saturated with attar.The Three Sapphires|W. A. Fraser
British Dictionary definitions for attar
otto (ˈɒtəʊ) or ottar (ˈɒtə)
Word Origin for attar
Word Origin and History for attar
1798, from Persian 'atar-gul "essence of roses," from 'atar "fragrance," from Arabic 'utur "perfumes, aromas."