- 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
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for ambrosial
Am I to have some of this ambrosial bread, too, Cousin Molly?Molly Brown's Orchard Home
(Contentment is the ambrosial draught for oblivion of all cares).
Quaffing nectar at mess with gods golden dishes, all ambrosial.Ulysses
If the rose has thorns, has it not also a balsamic tincture and ambrosial sweetness?The Blossoms of Morality
Joves ambrosial curls must shake in another Olympia than this.The Crest of the Continent
Word Origin and History for ambrosial
1590s, "immortal, divine," from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper