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Meaning of AROMA

Pronunciation:  u'rowmu

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any property detected by the olfactory system
  2. [n]  a distinctive odor that is pleasant

AROMA is a 5 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: fragrance, odor, odour, olfactory property, perfume, scent, scent, smell
 See Also: bouquet, foulness, fragrance, incense, malodorousness, malodourousness, odor, odour, olfactory perception, olfactory sensation, property, rankness, redolence, smell, stinkiness, sweetness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\A*ro"ma\, n. [L. aroma, Gr. ?: cf. OE. aromaz, aromat,
spice, F. aromate.]
1. The quality or principle of plants or other substances
   which constitutes their fragrance; agreeable odor; as, the
   aroma of coffee.

2. Fig.: The fine diffusive quality of intellectual power;
   flavor; as, the subtile aroma of genius.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: When you dream of a pleasurable aroma, you are recalling joyous memories and pleasant experiences. You might be hearing some good news that will fill your heart with happiness.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: atmosphere, attribute, aura, badge, balm, balminess, bouquet, brand, breath, cachet, cast, character, characteristic, configuration, cut, definite odor, detectable odor, differentia, differential, distinctive feature, earmark, effluvium, emanation, essence, exhalation, feature, fetor, figure, flavor, fragrance, fragrancy, fruitiness, fume, gust, hallmark, hint, idiocrasy, idiosyncrasy, impress, impression, incense, index, individualism, keynote, lineaments, mannerism, mark, marking, mephitis, mold, muskiness, nature, nosegay, odor, particularity, peculiarity, perfume, property, quality, quirk, redolence, reek, savor, scent, seal, shape, singularity, smack, smell, specialty, spice, spiciness, spoor, stamp, stench, stink, subtle odor, suggestion, sweet savor, sweet smell, taint, tang, taste, token, trace, trail, trait, trick, whiff