ambrosia /amˈbrəʊzɪə/


I. noun [ mass noun]

[Greek & Roman Mythology] the food of the gods.
2. something very pleasing to taste or smell

the tea was ambrosia after the slop I’d been suffering.
3. a fungal product used as food by ambrosia beetles.
4. another term for bee bread.
II. derivatives

ambrosial /amˈbrəʊzɪəl /

– origin mid 16th cent.: via Latin from Greek, ‘elixir of life’, from ambrotos ‘immortal’.

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