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Meaning of AMBROSIAL

Pronunciation:  am'browzhul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  worthy of the gods
  2. [adj]  extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food"

AMBROSIAL is a 9 letter word that starts with A.


 Synonyms: ambrosian, heavenly, nectarous, tasteful



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Am*bro"sial\, a. [L. ambrosius, Gr. ?.]
1. Consisting of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia;
   delighting the taste or smell; delicious. ``Ambrosial
   food.'' ``Ambrosial fragrance.'' --Milton.

2. Divinely excellent or beautiful. ``Shakes his ambrosial
   curls.'' --Pope.

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