[am-broh-zhuh l]


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

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