[ ar-uh-mat-ik ]
/ ˌær əˈmæt ɪk /
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Origin of aromatic
OTHER WORDS FROM aromatic
ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverbar·o·mat·ic·ness, nounnon·ar·o·mat·ic, adjectivenon·ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
un·ar·o·mat·ic, adjectiveun·ar·o·mat·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby aromatic
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British Dictionary definitions for non-aromatic
/ (ˌærəˈmætɪk) /
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
Derived forms of aromaticaromatically, adverb
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Medical definitions for non-aromatic
[ ăr′ə-măt′ĭk ]
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.
Other words from aromaticar′o•mat′i•cal•ly adv.
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Scientific definitions for non-aromatic
[ ăr′ə-măt′ĭk ]
Relating to an organic compound containing at least one benzene ring or similar ring-shaped component. Naphthalene and TNT are aromatic compounds. Compare aliphatic.
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