aromatic plant

香料植物

English-Chinese Dictionary of Agriculture (英汉农业大词典). 2013.

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  • aromatic — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having an aroma. 2) Chemistry (of an organic compound) containing a flat ring of atoms in its molecule (as in benzene). ► NOUN ▪ an aromatic plant, substance, or compound. DERIVATIVES aromatically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • aromatic — [ar΄ə mat′ik, er΄ə mat′ik] adj. [ME aromatik < OFr aromatique < LL aromaticus < Gr arōmatikos < arōma, sweet spice] 1. of or having an aroma; smelling sweet or spicy; fragrant or pungent 2. Chem. of or designating certain cyclic… …   English World dictionary

  • aromatic — I. adjective Date: 14th century 1. of, relating to, or having aroma: a. fragrant b. having a strong smell c. having a distinctive quality 2. of an organic compound characterized by increased chemical stability resulting from the delocalization of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • aromatic — 1. Having an agreeable, somewhat pungent, spicy odor. 2. One of a group of vegetable drugs having a fragrant odor and slightly stimulant properties. 3. See a. compound. [G. aromatikos, fr. aroma, spice, sweet herb] * * * ar·o·mat·ic .ar ə mat ik… …   Medical dictionary

  • aromatic — [[t]æ̱rəmæ̱tɪk[/t]] ADJ GRADED An aromatic plant or food has a strong, pleasant smell of herbs or spices. ...an evergreen shrub with deep green, aromatic leaves... An aromatic beef stew waited on the stove. Syn: fragrant …   English dictionary

  • aromatic — ar|o|mat|ic [ ,ærə mætık ] adjective usually before noun an aromatic plant, substance, or food smells especially good: aromatic herbs/leaves/soap …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aromatic — UK [ˌærəˈmætɪk] / US adjective [usually before noun] an aromatic plant, substance, or food smells especially good aromatic herbs/leaves/soap …   English dictionary

  • aromatic — adjective 1》 having an aroma. 2》 Chemistry (of an organic compound) containing an unsaturated ring of atoms which is stabilized by an interaction of the bonds forming the ring. noun an aromatic plant, substance, or compound. Derivatives… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Aromatic-ring-hydroxylating dioxygenases — (ARHD) incorporate two atoms of dioxygen (O2) into their substrates in the dihydroxylation reaction. The product is (substituted) cis 1,2 dihydroxycyclohexadiene, which is subsequently converted to (substituted) benzene glycol by a cis diol… …   Wikipedia

  • Aromatic — Ar o*mat ic ([a^]r [ o]*m[a^]t [i^]k), n. A plant, drug, or medicine, characterized by a fragrant smell, and usually by a warm, pungent taste, as ginger, cinnamon, spices. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Plant defense against herbivory — Poison ivy produces urushiol to protect the plant from herbivores. In humans this chemical produces an allergic skin rash, known as urushiol induced contact dermatitis …   Wikipedia

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