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Wordnet 3.0


1. extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant;
- Example: "a nectarous drink"
- Example: "ambrosial food"
[syn: ambrosial, ambrosian, nectarous]

2. worthy of the gods;
[syn: ambrosial, ambrosian]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ambrosial \Am*bro"sial\ ([a^]m*br[=o]"zhal or [a^]m*br[=o]"zh>icr/*al), a. [L. ambrosius, Gr. 'ambro`sios.] 1. Consisting of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia; delighting the taste or smell; delicious. "Ambrosial food." "Ambrosial fragrance." --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Divinely excellent or beautiful. "Shakes his ambrosial curls." --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

ambrosial adj 1: extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food" [syn: ambrosial, ambrosian, nectarous] 2: worthy of the gods [syn: ambrosial, ambrosian]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

72 Moby Thesaurus words for "ambrosial": adorable, agreeable, aromatic, balmy, bittersweet, candied, dainty, darling, delectable, delicate, delicious, delightful, essenced, exquisite, flowery, fragrant, fruity, good, good to eat, good-tasting, gustable, gusty, heavenly, honeyed, honeysweet, incense-breathing, juicy, likable, luscious, lush, melliferous, mellifluent, mellifluous, musky, nectareous, nectarous, nice, odorate, odoriferous, odorous, of gourmet quality, palatable, perfumed, perfumy, pleasing, redolent, sacchariferous, sapid, savorous, savory, scented, scrumptious, sour-sweet, spicy, succulent, sugarcoated, sugared, sugarsweet, sugary, sweet, sweet and pungent, sweet and sour, sweet as sugar, sweet-scented, sweet-smelling, sweetened, sweetish, syrupy, tasty, thuriferous, toothsome, yummy