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nectarous

[ nek-ter-uhs ]
/ ˈnɛk tər əs /
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adjective
of the nature of or resembling nectar.
delicious or sweet.
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Also nectareous, nectarean.

Origin of nectarous

First recorded in 1660–70; nectar + -ous
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How to use nectarous in a sentence

  • 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
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