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Meaning of NECTAR

Pronunciation:  'nektur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal
  2. [n]  fruit juice especially when undiluted
  3. [n]  a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators

NECTAR is a 6 letter word that starts with N.


 Synonyms: ambrosia
 See Also: dainty, delicacy, fruit crush, fruit juice, goody, kickshaw, secretion, treat



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Nec"tar\, n. [L., fr. gr. ?.]
1. (Myth. & Poetic) The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was
   their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage.

2. (Bot.) A sweetish secretion of blossoms from which bees
   make honey.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: The sweetish liquid in many flowers used by bees for the making of honey.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: ambrosia, artificial sweetener, blackstrap, bonne bouche, calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, cate, choice morsel, clover honey, comb honey, corn syrup, cyclamates, dainty, delicacy, dessert, edulcoration, goody, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot, kickshaw, manna, maple syrup, molasses, morsel, saccharification, saccharin, savory, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, sugar, sugaring off, sugar-making, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, tidbit, titbit, treacle, treat