[ am-broh-zhuh l ]
/ æmˈbroʊ ʒəl /


exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
worthy of the gods; divine.

Nearby words

  1. ambrose,
  2. ambrose channel,
  3. ambrose, saint,
  4. ambrosia,
  5. ambrosia beetle,
  6. ambrosian,
  7. ambrosian chant,
  8. ambrotype,
  9. ambry,
  10. ambsace

Also am·bro·sian [am-broh-zhuh n] /æmˈbroʊ ʒən/.

Origin of ambrosial

First recorded in 1590–1600; ambrosi(a) + -al1

Related formsam·bro·sial·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Word Origin and History for ambrosial



1590s, "immortal, divine," from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper