<chemistry> A substance formerly supposed to give to soup and broth their characteristic odour, and probably consisting of one or several of the class of nitrogenous substances which are called extractives.

Origin: Gr. Smell, odour + broth: cf. F. Osmazome.

(01 Mar 1998)

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