Ambrosian

[ am-broh-zhuh n ]
/ æmˈbroʊ ʒən /

adjective

Roman Catholic Church.
  1. pertaining to the religious congregations under the protection of Saint Ambrose.
  2. pertaining to the ancient liturgy of the church of Milan.
(lowercase) ambrosial.

Definition for ambrosian (2 of 2)

ambrosial
[ am-broh-zhuh l ]
/ æmˈbroʊ ʒəl /

adjective

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

OTHER WORDS FROM ambrosial

am·bro·sial·ly, adverb
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