Word of the Day: Aroma


a-ro-ma / ə--mə


1. smell; scent; fragrance; a property that is detected by one’s sense of smell

It’s not the aroma of the soup that tells you whether it’s sweet or not, but it’s the tongue’s taste.

African Proverb

2. a pervading, subtle quality or tone

Behave so the aroma of your actions may enhance the general sweetness of the atmosphere.

Henry David Thoreau 1817-1862