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ambrosia Saltos de línea: am|bro¦sia
Pronunciación: /amˈbrəʊzɪə/

Definición de ambrosia en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
1 Greek & Roman Mythology The food of the gods.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • So they have a special drink called nectar, and they eat food which is ambrosia, which is immortal.
  • Athena strengthens Achilles by planting ambrosia and honey in his chest.
  • Then my feet no longer rest on earth, but standing by Zeus himself I take my fill of ambrosia, the divine dish.
1.1Something very pleasing to taste or smell: the tea was ambrosia after the slop I’d been suffering
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The result is like ambrosia, pleasing in colour, form, smell, and taste.
  • What was left was as a good a piece of beef as I have ever cooked or tasted - ambrosia for the meat-eating gods.
  • Sometimes when inspiration hits, you create something that just tastes like ambrosia.
2A fungal product used as food by ambrosia beetles.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is one of more than 300 species of wood-boring ambrosia beetles which distribute the spores of ambrosia fungi.
  • This damage is associated with ambrosia fungi that cause wood rot and death of the tree.
  • The ambrosia fungus appears as the black lining of the gallery.
3 another term for bee bread.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • She starts with either nettles or bee pollen, moving from there, if necessary, to an ambrosia or eye-bright tincture.
  • The peaches and strawberries are just for the taste but the ambrosia has amazing healing powers.

Derivados

ambrosial

1
Pronunciación: /amˈbrəʊzɪəl/
adjetivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A pity, because the beautifully poached damsons, greengages and plums which accompanied them were ambrosial enough to serve on their own.
  • These berries, each no bigger than the tip of your little finger, have an intensely concentrated flavor I can describe only as ambrosial - reminiscent of strawberries, roses, and pineapples.
  • But when I pop one into my mouth, it is ambrosial.

Origen

Mid 16th century: via Latin from Greek, 'elixir of life', from ambrotos 'immortal'.

Más
  • This came into English via Latin from the Greek word which meant ‘elixir of life’, from ambrotos ‘immortal’. Ambrosia in classical mythology was the food of the gods.

Palabras que riman con ambrosia

crozier, hosier, osier, symposia

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