Associations to the word «Aromatic»

Wiktionary

AROMATIC, adjective. Fragrant or spicy.
AROMATIC, adjective. (organic chemistry) Having a closed ring of alternate single and double bonds with delocalized electrons.
AROMATIC, adjective. (organic chemistry) derived from benzene.
AROMATIC, noun. A fragrant plant or spice added to a dish to flavour it.
AROMATIC COMPOUND, noun. (organic chemistry) Any compound which exhibits aromaticity.
AROMATIC VEGETABLE, noun. A vegetable used as a flavor base for cooking, usually by sweating or sautéeing. Carrots, onions, garlic, peppers, and celery are often used for this purpose.

Dictionary definition

AROMATIC, adjective. (chemistry) of or relating to or containing one or more benzene rings; "an aromatic organic compound".
AROMATIC, adjective. Having a strong pleasant odor; "the pine woods were more redolent"- Jean Stafford.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats