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aromatic compound


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Any compound which exhibits aromaticity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. one of a large class of organic substances, as the oils of bitter almonds, wintergreen, and turpentine, the balsams, camphors, etc., many of which have an aromatic odor. They include many of the most important of the carbon compounds and may all be derived from the benzene group, C6H6. The term is extended also to many of their derivatives.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a hydrocarbon containing one or more benzene rings that are characteristic of the benzene series of compounds


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