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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Definitions for ambrosial

  1. exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
  2. worthy of the gods; divine.

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Citations for ambrosial
She thought she was possibly romanticizing the omelette--she'd been so hungry even stale bread would have tasted ambrosial. Freya North, Secrets, 2009
In those far lands I reveled in the ambrosial food that fructifies the soul, the mind, the heart. Mark Twain, "The Canvasser's Tale," The Atlantic Monthly, Volume XXXVIII, 1876
Origin of ambrosial
Ambrosial is the adjectival form of ambrosia, the food of the gods in classical mythology. It can be traced to the Greek brotōs meaning "mortal."