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ambrosia

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am=bro=sia

CIDE DICTIONARY

ambrosian. [L. ambrosia, Gr. , properly fem. of , fr. immortal, divine; 'a priv. + mortal (because it was supposed to confer immortality on those who partook of it). stands for , akin to Skr. mrita, L. mortuus, dead, and to E. mortal.].
  •  The fabled food of the gods (as nectar was their drink), which conferred immortality upon those who partook of it.  [1913 Webster]
    "His dewy locks distilled ambrosia."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A perfumed unguent, salve, or draught; something very pleasing to the taste or smell.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Formerly, a kind of fragrant plant; now (Bot.), a genus of plants, including some coarse and worthless weeds, called ragweed, hogweed, etc.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The food of certain small bark beetles, family Scolytidæ believed to be fungi cultivated by the beetles in their burrows.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  •  A dessert made from shredded coconuts and oranges, sometimes including other ingredients such as marshmallow.  [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

ambrosia, n.
1 (in Greek and Roman mythology) the food of the gods; the elixir of life.
2 anything very pleasing to taste or smell.
3 the food of certain bees and beetles.

Derivative
ambrosial adj. ambrosian adj.
Etymology
L f. Gk, = elixir of life f. ambrotos immortal

THESAURUS

ambrosia

Caesar salad, Jell-O salad, Waldorf salad, ambergris, aromatic, aromatic gum, aromatic water, artificial sweetener, aspic, attar, attar of roses, balm, balm of Gilead, balsam, bay oil, bergamot oil, blackstrap, bonne bouche, calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, cate, champaca oil, chef salad, choice morsel, civet, clover honey, cole slaw, comb honey, combination salad, corn syrup, crab Louis, cyclamates, dainty, delicacy, dessert, edulcoration, essence, essential oil, extract, fixative, fruit salad, goody, green salad, heliotrope, herring salad, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot, jasmine oil, kickshaw, lavender oil, macaroni salad, manna, maple syrup, molasses, morsel, musk, myrcia oil, myrrh, nectar, parfum, perfume, perfumery, potato salad, rose oil, saccharification, saccharin, salad, salade, salmagundi, savory, scent, slaw, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, sugar, sugar-making, sugaring off, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, tidbit, titbit, tossed salad, treacle, treat, volatile oil

ROGET THESAURUS

ambrosia

Food

N food, eating, deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination, gluttony, hippophagy, ichthyophagy, (appetite), mouth, jaws, mandible, mazard, gob, chops, drinking, potation, draught, libation, carousal, drunkenness, food, pabulum, aliment, nourishment, nutriment, sustenance, sustentation, sustention, nurture, subsistence, provender, corn, feed, fodder, provision, ration, keep, commons, board, commissariat, prey, forage, pasture, pasturage, fare, cheer, diet, dietary, regimen, belly timber, staff of life, bread, bread and cheese, comestibles, eatables, victuals, edibles, ingesta, grub, grubstake, prog, meat, bread, bread stuffs, cerealia, cereals, viands, cates, delicacy, dainty, creature comforts, contents of the larder, fleshpots, festal board, ambrosia, good cheer, good living, beef, bisquit, bun, cornstarch, cookie, cooky, cracker, doughnut, fatling, hardtack, hoecake, hominy, mutton, pilot bread, pork, roti, rusk, ship biscuit, veal, joint, piece de resistance, roast and boiled, remove, entremet, releve, hash, rechauffe, stew, ragout, fricassee, mince, pottage, potage, broth, soup, consomme, puree, spoonmeat, pie, pasty, volauvent, pudding, omelet, pastry, sweets, kickshaws, condiment, appetizer, hors d'oeuvre, main course, entree, alligator pear, apple, apple slump, artichoke, ashcake, griddlecake, pancake, flapjack, atole, avocado, banana, beche de mer, barbecue, beefsteak, beet root, blackberry, blancmange, bloater, bouilli, bouillon, breadfruit, chop suey, chowder, chupatty, clam, compote, damper, fish, frumenty, grapes, hasty pudding, ice cream, lettuce, mango, mangosteen, mince pie, oatmeal, oyster, pineapple, porridge, porterhouse steak, salmis, sauerkraut, sea slug, sturgeon ("Albany beef"), succotash, supawn, trepang, vanilla, waffle, walnut, table, cuisine, bill of fare, menu, table d'hote, ordinary, entree, meal, repast, feed, spread, mess, dish, plate, course, regale, regalement, refreshment, entertainment, refection, collation, picnic, feast, banquet, junket, breakfast, lunch, luncheon, dejeuner, bever, tiffin, dinner, supper, snack, junk food, fast food, whet, bait, dessert, potluck, table d'hote, dejeuner a la fourchette, hearty meal, square meal, substantial meal, full meal, blowout, light refreshment, bara, chotahazri, bara khana, mouthful, bolus, gobbet, morsel, sop, sippet, drink, beverage, liquor, broth, soup, potion, dram, draught, drench, swill, nip, sip, sup, gulp, wine, spirits, liqueur, beer, ale, malt liquor, Sir John Barleycorn, stingo, heavy wet, grog, toddy, flip, purl, punch, negus, cup, bishop, wassail, gin, coffee, chocolate, cocoa, tea, the cup that cheers but not inebriates, bock beer, lager beer, Pilsener beer, schenck beer, Brazil tea, cider, claret, ice water, mate, mint julep, near beer, 2 beer, non- alcoholic beverage, eating house, diner, hippophage, glutton, eatable, edible, esculent, comestible, alimentary, cereal, cibarious, dietetic, culinary, nutritive, nutritious, gastric, succulent, potable, potulent, bibulous, omnivorous, carnivorous, herbivorous, granivorous, graminivorous, phytivorous, ichthyivorous, omophagic, omophagous, pantophagous, phytophagous, xylophagous, across the walnuts and the wine, blessed hour of our dinners!, now good digestion wait on appetite, and health on both!, who can cloy the hungry edge of appetite?.

Savoriness

N savoriness, good taste, deliciousness, delectability, relish, zest, appetizer, tidbit, titbit, dainty, delicacy, tasty morsel, appetizer, hors d'ouvres, ambrosia, nectar, bonne-bouche, game, turtle, venison, delicatessen, savory, delicious, tasty, well-tasted, to one's taste, good, palatable, nice, dainty, delectable, toothful, toothsome, gustful, appetizing, lickerish, delicate, exquisite, rich, luscious, ambrosial, scrumptious, delightful, per amusare la bocca, cela se laisse manger.


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