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noun as in sweet drink

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To attract vital pollinators, males ooze nectar among the nubbins.

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.

Like honeybee workers, bumblebee workers collect pollen and nectar.

To get enough energy, Minecraft bees would need a lot of nectar, Combes says.

Legend has it that Alexander the Great enjoyed ancient sno-cones as well; his were flavored with honey and nectar.

It gives the experience of the sweetest nectar of life, pure bliss consciousness.

Another choice is agave nectar, made from a type of cactus that grows in Mexico (yes, tequila fans, that cactus).

Then, as if succumbing to the charms of its nectar, the novel becomes more extravagant as it progresses.

Honey, which is produced by honeybees harvesting nectar from flowers, does a lot to encourage sexuality.

At least ten men be sides Gwynne were hovering about Dolly Boutts, like humming-birds about the nectar of a full-blown rose.

The nectar of the gods pales into nothingness when compared with a toddy such as I make, said he.

The gods themselves were fed on nectar and ambrosia, that they might not die like ordinary mortals.

Mary's eyes were fastened on the silver cups; were they brimmed with nectar of the old Greek gods that they should charm her so?

Thatcher has filled me amply with expensive urban food in this sylvan retreat—nectar and ambrosia.

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On this page you'll find 11 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nectar, such as: honey, ambrosia, drink, wine, and amrita.

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