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- 2 Chemistry relating to or denoting organic compounds containing a planar unsaturated ring of atoms which is stabilized by an interaction of the bonds forming the ring, e.g. benzene and its derivatives. Compare with alicyclic.
Pronunciation: /arəməˈtɪsɪti/noun ( Chemistry)
late Middle English: via Old French from late Latin aromaticus, from Greek arōmatikos, from arōma (see aroma)