non-aromatic


non-aromatic

adjective

  1. having an aroma; fragrant or sweet-scented; odoriferous.
  2. Chemistry. of or relating to an aromatic compound or compounds.

noun

  1. a plant, drug, or medicine yielding a fragrant aroma, as sage or certain spices and oils.
  2. aromatic compound.

adjective

  1. having a distinctive, usually fragrant smell
  2. (of an organic compound) having an unsaturated ring containing alternating double and single bonds, esp containing a benzene ring; exhibiting aromaticityCompare aliphatic

noun

  1. something, such as a plant or drug, giving off a fragrant smell

adj.c.1400, aromatyk, from Middle French aromatique (14c.), from Latin aromaticus, from Greek aromatikos, from aroma (genitive aromatos) “seasoning, sweet spice,” of unknown origin. adj.

  1. Having an agreeable, somewhat pungent, spicy odor.
  2. Of, relating to, or containing one or more six-carbon rings characteristic of the benzene series and related organic groups.

n.

  1. Any of a group of vegetable-derived drugs having a fragrant odor and slight stimulative properties.
  2. An aromatic organic compound.

  1. 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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