- ambrose channel,
- ambrose, saint,
- ambrosia beetle,
- ambrosian chant,
Origin of ambrosia
Examples from the Web for ambrosia
If Tilda Swinton ate anything for five years straight, it would probably be ambrosia.The Tilda Swinton Weirdness Quiz: All About the MoMA-Napping Actress|Melissa Leon|March 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Start with the beets and horseradish crème fraiche, then move on to the Ambrosia burger, ending strong with the banana cream pie.
Like ambrosia from the gods, I suddenly realized that Nicotine is the most amazing legal substance of the twentieth century.How My Little Slice of Heaven Became My Toddler's Hell|Laura Bennett|October 21, 2008|DAILY BEAST
This, above all nectar and ambrosia, was the favourite dish of Penrod Schofield.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
By day she fed him with ambrosia, and by night covered him with celestial fire, to render him immortal.Roman Antiquities, and Ancient Mythology|Charles K. Dillaway
I always wondered what it meant when I read that the gods lived on ambrosia and nectar.Peter Cotterell's Treasure|Rupert Sargent Holland
The ambrosia and nectar of the feasts of the deities of fable are overshadowed by the fragrance and sweetness of your worshippers.
His winter may come hoar with ideas, and brown October shall be his golden age of orchards and their ambrosia.Tablets|Amos Bronson Alcott
Word Origin for ambrosia
1550s, "favored food or drink of the gods," from Latin ambrosia, from Greek ambrosia "food of the gods," fem. of ambrosios, probably literally "of the immortals," from a- "not" (see a- (3)) + mbrotos, related to mortos "mortal," from PIE *mer- "to die" (see mortal (adj.)). Applied to certain herbs by Pliny and Dioscorides; used of various foods for mortals since 1680s (originally of fruit drinks); used figuratively for "anything delightful" by 1731.
The food of the gods in classical mythology. Those who ate it became immortal.