ambrosia

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A brand of tinned milk puddings, especially a creamed rice pudding
The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality
Any food with an especially delicious flavour or fragrance
A mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae
{n} a plant, the feigned food of the gods
any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma
fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
The name is somtimes applied to certain beverages (2) A traditional Christmas dish in many Southern homes, where the dessert is served in the best cut-glass bowl from the sideboard It usually consists of chilled fruit (usually oranges and bananas) mixed with coconut History - In Greek mythology, this was a balsamic juice which served as the "food of the gods" and was said to preserve their immortality Mortals that were permitted to partake of ambrosia received additional beauty, strength, and swiftness (becoming in some measure akin to the gods) Ambrosia has been around a long time In the ancient days, the gods ate ambrosia because they thought it was a magical substance and kept them immortal Without it a god became weak A human who ate it became strong and immortal
"Ambrosia" means "immortality" and was the food of the gods on Mount Olympus Today, it refers to a dessert of chilled fruit mixed with coconut The fruits used are normally oranges and bananas
Traditionaly known as the food of the gods They ate ambrosia and drank nectar The word ambrosia means immortal
(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
A dessert of chilled fruits combined with coconut Oranges and bananas are the most common fruits used Ambrosia may also be served as a salad
Formerly, a kind of fragrant plant; now Bot
The fabled food of the gods (as nectar was their drink), which conferred immortality upon those who partook of it
An unguent of the gods
a genus of plants, including some coarse and worthless weeds, called ragweed, hogweed, etc
A perfumed unguent, salve, or draught; something very pleasing to the taste or smell
(classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
{i} legendary food of the gods (Greek Mythology); something that has a wonderful taste or smell; dessert made of fruits and coconut; genus of hermaphroditic composite herbs that includes ragweeds
The food of certain small bark beetles, family Scolytidæ believed to be fungi cultivated by the beetles in their burrows
In Greek mythology, ambrosia is the food of the gods. food or drink that tastes very good (, from ambrotos )
ambrosia beetle
A bark beetle that feeds on ambrosia
ambrosial
Worthy of the gods
ambrosial
divinely sweet, fragrant, or delicious
ambrosial
{a} delicious, fragrant
Ambrosial
ambrosian
Ambrosial
extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food"
ambrosial
Succulently sweet or fragrant
ambrosial
{s} having a wonderful taste or smell; divine, fit for the gods
ambrosial
worthy of the gods extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food
ambrosial
Divinely excellent or beautiful
ambrosial
Consisting of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia; delighting the taste or smell; delicious
genus ambrosia
comprising the ragweeds; in some classification considered the type genus of a separate family Ambrosiaceae
ambrosia

    Silbentrennung

    am·bro·sia

    Türkische aussprache

    ämbrōjı

    Aussprache

    /amˈbrōᴢʜə/ /æmˈbroʊʒə/

    Etymologie

    [ am-'brO-zh(E-)& ] (noun.) 15th century. From Latin ambrosia (“food of the gods”), from Ancient Greek ἀμβροσία (ambrosia, “immortality”), from ἄμβροτος (ambrotos, “immortal”), from ἀ- (“not”) + βροτός (brotos, “mortal”).

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