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noun as in perfume

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Ten-year-old Yasmine al Attar stares at me from under her dark curled bangs.

But Ghazipoor is most remarkable for its enormous rose-fields, and the rose-water and attar prepared here.

Not more than an ounce and a half of attar, at the utmost, is obtained from eighty pounds of roses.

We were offered sweetmeats and fruits, sprinkled with rosewater, and some attar of roses was put upon our handkerchiefs.

A small quantity of pure attar passes with the water into the receiver.

The Persian attar of roses is said to be obtained from this species.


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On this page you'll find 20 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to attar, such as: aroma, bouquet, incense, odor, oil, and smell.

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