AskDefine | Define attar

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attar n : essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers [syn: atar, athar, ottar]

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  1. an essential oil extracted from flowers
  2. a perfume made from this oil

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ambergris, ambrosia, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, attar of roses, balm, balm of Gilead, balsam, bay oil, bergamot oil, champaca oil, civet, essence, essential oil, extract, fixative, heliotrope, jasmine oil, lavender oil, musk, myrcia oil, myrrh, parfum, perfume, perfumery, rose oil, scent, volatile oil
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