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Definition of "ambrosia" []

  • Greek & Roman Mythology The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality. (noun)
  • Something with an especially delicious flavor or fragrance. (noun)
  • A dessert containing primarily oranges and flaked coconut. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ambrosia" in a sentence
  • "When ambrosia is in my cup and the delightful smell is wafting in my nose, I sit down at my computer and ignore my children arguing over who gets the last Poptart and who is stuck with plain old cornflakes."
  • "It's funny how ambrosia is a totally different thing here (and in Portugal as well)."
  • "“Gods and goddesses stay immortal by eating a divine confection called ambrosia and by sipping nectar,” she read."