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ambrosia (n.)

1560s, "favored food or drink of the gods," from Latin ambrosia, from Greek ambrosia "food of the gods," noun use of fem. of ambrosios, probably literally "of the immortals," from ambrotos "immortal, imperishable," from a- "not" (see a- (3)) + mbrotos, related to mortos "mortal," from PIE root *mer- "to rub away, harm" (also "to die" and forming words referring to death and to beings subject to death). Applied to certain herbs by Pliny and Dioscorides; used of various foods for mortals since 1680s (originally of fruit drinks); used figuratively for "anything delightful" by 1731.

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Definitions of ambrosia

ambrosia (n.)
a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae;
Synonyms: beebread
ambrosia (n.)
any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma;
Synonyms: ragweed / bitterweed
ambrosia (n.)
fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut;
ambrosia (n.)
(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal;
Synonyms: nectar
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