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You surely don't expect to be regaled with incense or attar of roses.

The air was heavy with sandalwood, and attar of rose, and incense.

Where had he heard of attar of roses combined with—with what?

About half a ton of roses are required to make a pound of the attar.

Kazanlik, noted also for rugs, is the great market for attar.

Attar also presented the boy with his Asrarnama, 149or "book of secrets."

No attar of roses could be sweeter than that paper of fine-cut.

It will then yield a perfume little inferior to attar of roses.

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

In the East much use is made of the attar, particularly in the harems.

WORD ORIGIN

1798, from Persian 'atar-gul "essence of roses," from 'atar "fragrance," from Arabic 'utur "perfumes, aromas."

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