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From Latin ambrosia (“food of the gods”), from Ancient Greek ???????? (ambrosía, “immortality”), from ???????? (ámbrotos, “immortal”), from ?- (a-, “not”) + ?????? (brotós, “mortal”).
- (US) IPA(key): /æm?b?o???/
ambrosia (countable and uncountable, plural ambrosias)
- (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality.
- (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) The anointing-oil of the gods.
- Any food with an especially delicious flavour or fragrance.
- Anything delightfully sweet and pleasing.
- An annual herb historically used medicinally and in cooking, Dysphania botrys.
- A mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae.
- Any fungus of a number of species that insects such as ambrosia beetles carry as symbionts, "farming" them on poor-quality food such as wood, where they grow, providing food for the insect.
- A dessert made of shredded coconuts and tropical fruits such as pineapples and oranges; some recipes also include ingredients such as marshmallow and cream.
- ambrosia beetle
- ambrosia fungus
- manna (noun)
- mead (noun)
- nectar (noun)
- Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “ambrosia”, in Online Etymology Dictionary
From Latin ambrosia, borrowed from Ancient Greek ???????? (ambrosí?, “immortality”).
- IPA(key): /am?br?.zja/
- Hyphenation: am?brò?sia
ambrosia f (plural ambrosie)
- ambrosia (all senses)
- (figuratively) honeydew
From Ancient Greek ???????? (ambrosía, “immortality”), from ???????? (ámbrotos, “immortal”).
- (Classical) IPA(key): /am?bro.si.a/, [äm?b??s?iä]
- (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /am?bro.si.a/, [?m?b???s?i?]
ambrosia f (genitive ambrosiae); first declension
- The food of the gods; ambrosia.
- The unguent of the gods.
- The plant, artemisia, of the genus Artemisia.
- An antidote to a poison.
- ambrosia in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- ambrosia in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
- ambrosia in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
- ambrosia in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia?
- ambrosia in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
- ambrosia in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin
ambrosia f (plural ambrosias)
- (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) ambrosia (food of gods or delicious foods)
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ragweed (plural ragweeds)
- A plant of the genus Ambrosia. These weeds are particularly noted for producing pollen which people with hay fever are allergic to.
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