attar attar  /ˈæ tər/


  • (n) essential oil or perfume obtained from flowers



  1. For the opening of her first film, Cecilia of the Pink Roses, in 1918, he had the theater ventilating system loaded with attar of roses, bathing the audience in florid scent.
  2. Few days later, when the odor of oil arose, it was like attar of roses in the black nostrils of peasant-born Pierre Laval.



  1. "The allegations of mistreatment and torture made by Mr. Attar during his trial are of particular concern," MacKay said, adding that the issue has been raised repeatedly with Egyptian authorities.
    on Apr 21, 2006 By: Peter MacKay Source: 940 News

  2. "There is no doubt that Iranian luminaries are the deep roots of this nation, which have survived the ravages of time: Attar is a mystic poet and a wise thinker, and it is the duty of every individual to remember his name and his works," Saffar...
    on Apr 13, 2008 By: Mohammad Hossein Saffar Harandi Source: Tehran Times

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