Ambrosia - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |æmˈbroʊziə|  American pronunciation of the word ambrosia
Brit.  |amˈbrəʊzɪə|  British pronunciation of the word ambrosia

noun

- a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae (syn: beebread)
- any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma (syn: bitterweed, ragweed)
- fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut
- (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal (syn: nectar)
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