A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ESTER

Mon, 4 Apr '22
Perfuming compound
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Fragrant compound
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Chemistry lab compound
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Fragrant compound
Fri, 25 Jun '21
Compound with a fruity smell
Sat, 8 May '21
Perfumery compound
Sat, 20 Mar '21
Fragrant compound