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Origin of nectar
OTHER WORDS FROM nectarnec·tar·like, adjective
Words nearby nectar
Example sentences from the Web for nectar
To attract vital pollinators, males ooze nectar among the nubbins.‘Vampire’ parasite challenges the definition of a plant|Susan Milius|September 16, 2020|Science News For Students
Sometimes these and other bumblebees don’t grope for nectar through the natural openings of flowers.
These animals probably don’t binge on sugary fruit and nectar that creates ethanol.Why elephants and armadillos might easily get drunk|Susan Milius|June 4, 2020|Science News For Students
Like honeybee workers, bumblebee workers collect pollen and nectar.Pesticides can have long-term impact on bumblebee learning|Alison Pearce Stevens|May 18, 2020|Science News For Students
To get enough energy, Minecraft bees would need a lot of nectar, Combes says.Minecraft’s big bees don’t exist, but giant insects once did|Carolyn Wilke|May 14, 2020|Science News For Students
Legend has it that Alexander the Great enjoyed ancient sno-cones as well; his were flavored with honey and nectar.An Investigation Into the Delicious Origins of Ice Cream|Andrew Romano|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, as if succumbing to the charms of its nectar, the novel becomes more extravagant as it progresses.
This, above all nectar and ambrosia, was the favourite dish of Penrod Schofield.Penrod|Booth Tarkington
Size and beauty do much in their way, but flavor is the nectar of the gods.Seventy Years on the Frontier|Alexander Majors
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.
I'd like to press its nectar into a single draught and have done with it for ever.Valeria|William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for nectar
- the undiluted juice of a fruit
- a mixture of fruit juices