attar

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at·tar / ˈatər/ (also ot·to / ˈätō/ ) • n. a fragrant essential oil, typically made from rose petals.

attar of roses

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attar of roses (otto) Essential oil obtained from rose petals, and used as a perfume and perfumery agent. Attar is any fragrant oil derived from plants, although attar of roses (produced by crushing and distilling petals from the damask rose cultivated in the Balkans) is by far the best known.

attar

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attar fragrant essence (of roses). XVIII. — Pers. 'Iṭr — Arab., f. 'aṭira be fragrant.