- exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
- worthy of the gods; divine.
Also am·bro·sian [am-broh-zhuh n] /æmˈbroʊ ʒən/.
Origin of ambrosial
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Examples from the Web for ambrosian
On reaching Milan, the travellers visited the Ambrosian library.
We wished to go to the Ambrosian Library, and we did that also.The Innocents Abroad
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
For them he painted the magnificent frescoes now in the Ambrosian Library.Bernardino Luini
And some documents in the Ambrosian library give colour to this conjecture.A Treatise on Painting
Leonardo Da Vinci
When at Milan, I was taken, as a matter of course, to visit the Ambrosian library.The Romance of Biography (Vol 1 of 2)
Word Origin and History for ambrosian
1590s, "immortal, divine," from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).
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