aromatizer, n.
/euh roh"meuh tuyz'/, v.t., aromatized, aromatizing.
to make aromatic or fragrant.
Also, esp. Brit., aromatise.
[1400-50; late ME ( < MF) < LL aromatizare < Gk aromatízein to spice. See AROMA, -IZE]

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