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aromatic ar·o·mat·ic (ār'ə-māt'ĭk)

  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.

Any of a group of vegetable-derived drugs having a fragrant odor and slight stimulative properties.
ar'o·mat'i·cal·ly adv.
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