Entry: attar (n.)
In context: "He wouldn't learn till later that the almost pungently clean line-dried-laundry scent that hung about her was a special low-pH dandelion attar decocted by her chemist Daddy in Shiny Prize KY."
Definition: A very fragrant, volatile, essential oil obtained from the petals of the rose; fragrant essence (of roses).
Other: I'm basically relieved to find out that Shiny Prize KY is an invented locale.
SNOOT score: 1
Source: Oxford English Dictionary