nectar of the gods

nectar of the gods
nectar of the gods humorous phrase
used for saying that a drink tastes extremely good
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  • nectar of the gods — humorous used for saying that a drink tastes extremely good …   English dictionary

  • nectar — [[t]ne̱ktə(r)[/t]] nectars 1) N UNCOUNT: also N in pl Nectar is a sweet liquid produced by flowers, which bees and other insects collect. 2) N UNCOUNT (approval) If you refer to a drink, especially an alcoholic drink, as nectar, you think it… …   English dictionary

  • nectar — nec|tar [ nektər ] noun 1. ) count or uncount a thick juice that comes from some fruits: peach nectar a ) uncount a sweet liquid that some flowers make and that insects and birds drink 2. ) uncount a drink that tastes very good a ) nectar of the… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nectar — UK [ˈnektə(r)] / US [ˈnektər] noun [uncountable] 1) a) a thick juice that comes from some fruits peach nectar b) a sweet liquid that some flowers make and that insects and birds drink 2) a drink that tastes very good • nectar of the gods …   English dictionary

  • Nectar (disambiguation) — Nectar, in its most common modern use, refers to the sugar rich liquid produced by the flowers of plants in order to attract pollinating animals. Nectar was originally a name of the food or drink of the gods in Greek mythology; see ambrosia. It… …   Wikipedia

  • The Awakening of Flora or Le Réveil de Flore — The Awakening of Flora (fr. Le Réveil de Flore ) (a.k.a Flora s Awakening , though occasionally referred to incorrectly under such titles as The Flower s Reawakening or The Reawakening of the Flowers ) Anacreontic ballet in 1 Act, with… …   Wikipedia

  • nectar — (n.) 1550s, from L. nectar, from Gk. nektar, name of the drink of the gods, which is said to be a compound of nek death (see NECRO (Cf. necro )) + tar overcoming, from PIE *tere to cross over, pass through, overcome. Meaning sweet liquid in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • nectar — [nek′tər] n. [L < Gr nektar < ? base of necros, dead body (see NECRO ) + tar, who overcomes (akin to Sans tarati, he overcomes): hence, death overcoming: the drink was held to confer immortality] 1. Gr. & Rom. Myth. the drink of the gods 2 …   English World dictionary

  • Nectar — 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) A sweetish secretion of blossoms from which bees make honey. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nectar — ► NOUN 1) a sugary fluid produced by flowers to encourage pollination by insects, made into honey by bees. 2) (in Greek and Roman mythology) the drink of the gods. 3) a delicious drink. DERIVATIVES nectarivorous adjective. ORIGIN Greek nektar …   English terms dictionary

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