Synonyms for nectar

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This ape has eaten the peaches, has drunk the nectar and also swallowed the pills of life.

With that they took the first swallow of the nectar that Lub had brewed.

It was nectar when we came to taste it It was of the kingliest, the most imperial.'

It was nectar—it was happiness—it was life—though he could have drunk ten times the amount!

Even the honey on Mount Athos satisfieth not; and nectar leaveth its void.

In order to reach this nectar the insect must hang to the bulky blossom.

Nectar when she turns towards thee: poison when she turns away!

Nectar when she turns towards thee: poison when she turns away?

Pollen and nectar are needed to prepare food for the young bees.

You know that the bees get nectar from the flowers of various plants.

WORD ORIGIN

1550s, from Latin nectar, from Greek nektar, name of the drink of the gods, which is said to be a compound of nek- "death" (see necro-) + -tar "overcoming," from PIE *tere- "to cross over, pass through, overcome." Meaning "sweet liquid in flowers" first recorded c.1600.

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nounfood of the gods
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