(Ar`o*mat"ic) n. A plant, drug, or medicine, characterized by a fragrant smell, and usually by a
warm, pungent taste, as ginger, cinnamon, spices.
(Ar`o*mat`i*za"tion) n. [Cf. F. aromatisation.] The act of impregnating or secting with
(A*ro"ma*tize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Aromatized ; p. pr. & vb. n. Aromatizing.] [L. aromatizare,
Gr. : cf. F. aromatiser.] To impregnate with aroma; to render aromatic; to give a spicy scent or taste
to; to perfume. Bacon.
(A*ro"ma*ti`zer) n. One who, or that which, aromatizes or renders aromatic. Evelyn.
(A*ro"ma*tous) a. Aromatic. [Obs.] Caxton.
(Ar"oph) n. [A contraction of aroma philosophorum.] A barbarous word used by the old chemists
to designate various medical remedies. [Obs.]
(A*rose") The past or preterit tense of Arise.
(A*round") adv. [Pref. a- + round.]
1. In a circle; circularly; on every side; round.
2. In a circuit; here and there within the surrounding space; all about; as, to travel around from town to
3. Near; in the neighborhood; as, this man was standing around when the fight took place. [Colloq. U.
See Round, the shorter form, adv. & prep., which, in some of the meanings, is more commonly used.
1. On all sides of; encircling; encompassing; so as to make the circuit of; about.
A lambent flame arose, which gently spread
Around his brows.
2. From one part to another of; at random through; about; on another side of; as, to travel around the
country; a house standing around the corner. [Colloq. U. S.]
(A*rous"al) n. The act of arousing, or the state of being aroused.
Whatever has associated itself with the arousal and activity of our better nature.