Atar



(def 1).
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I mention this circumstance as a caution to amateurs in atar Gul.
The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Various

The silken case contained several crystals of atar of roses.
The Captain of the Janizaries James M. Ludlow

A bath of atar of roses next received the master of the House of Pont-Noir.
Continental Monthly, Vol. I. February, 1862, No. II. Various

A perfume of commerce, well known as atar-of-roses; atar being the Arabic word for fragrance, corrupted into otto.
The Sailor’s Word-Book William Henry Smyth

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    a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity. adjective able to calm or tranquillize noun (obsolete) an ataractic drug noun calmness or peace of mind; emotional tranquillity adj. 1941, from Greek ataraktos “not disturbed” (see ataraxia) + -ic. n. also Englished as ataraxy, “calmness, impassivity,” c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek ataraxia “impassiveness,” […]

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    a state of freedom from emotional disturbance and anxiety; tranquillity. noun calmness or peace of mind; emotional tranquillity n. also Englished as ataraxy, “calmness, impassivity,” c.1600, from Modern Latin, from Greek ataraxia “impassiveness,” from a-, privative prefix, + tarassein (Attic tarattein) “to disturb, confuse,” from PIE root *dher- “to make muddy, darken.”



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