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nectareous

or nec·tar·e·an

[ nek-tair-ee-uhs ]
/ nɛkˈtɛər i əs /
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adjective

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Origin of nectareous

1700–10; <Latin nectareus of, belonging to nectar <Greek nektáreos like nectar, divinely fragrant, equivalent to néktarnectar + -eos adj. suffix; see -eous

OTHER WORDS FROM nectareous

nec·tar·e·ous·ly, adverbnec·tar·e·ous·ness, nounun·nec·tar·e·ous, adjective
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