HyperDic: nectar

English > 3 senses of the word nectar:
NOUNsubstancenectara sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
foodnectarfruit juice especially when undiluted
foodnectar, ambrosia(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods
nectar > pronunciation
Soundsneh'kter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > nectar: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningA sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators.
BroadersecretionA functionally specialized substance (especially one that is not a waste) released from a gland or cell
Spanishnéctar
Catalannèctar
Adjectivesnectar-richof plants that are rich in nectar
English > nectar: 3 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningfruit juice especially when undiluted.
Broaderfruit juice, fruit crushdrink produced by squeezing or crushing / crushing fruit
Spanishnéctar
Catalannèctar
English > nectar: 3 senses > noun 3, food
Meaning(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal.
Synonymambrosia
Categoryclassical mythologyThe system of mythology of the Greeks and Romans together
Broaderdainty, delicacy, goody, kickshaw, treatSomething considered choice to eat
Spanishambrosía, néctar
Catalanambrosia, nèctar
Adjectivesnectarousextremely pleasing to the taste

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