A fragrant gas esp a volatile and highly fragrant essential oil gotten through the petals of flowers
- gas or perfume acquired from plants
- A fragrant essential oil; esp., a volatile and extremely fragrant gas acquired from petals of flowers.
1798, from Persian 'atar-gul "essence of roses," from 'atar "fragrance," from Arabic 'utur "perfumes, aromas."
(letter.) A fragrant gas; esp., a volatile and very fragrant essential oil obtained from petals of flowers.
Besides dates the principal articles of export are wool, horses, liquorice, gum and attar of roses.