Consisting of or partaking of this nature of ambrosia delighting the flavor or odor delicious
- exceedingly pleasing on taste; nice and fragrant
- worth the gods
- comprising, or partaking of nature of, ambrosia; delighting the style or smell; tasty.
- Divinely exceptional or breathtaking.
1590s, "immortal, divine," from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).
(a.) composed of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia; delighting the flavor or odor; delicious.
- (a.) Divinely exemplary or breathtaking.
The ambrosial and essential part of the fruit is lost with the bloom which is rubbed off in the market cart, and they become mere provender.