[ nek-ter-uh s ]
/ ˈnɛk tər əs /


of the nature of or resembling nectar.
delicious or sweet.
Also nectareous, nectarean.

Origin of nectarous

First recorded in 1660–70; nectar + -ous Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for nectarous

  • Then Love took wing, and from his pinions shed On all the multitude a nectarous dew.

    Endymion|John Keats
  • This nectarous speech of hers delighted me, and I said, “That altogether depends on you, I am completely at your disposal.”

    The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta