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1. ambrosia

noun. ['æmˈbroʊʒə'] any of numerous chiefly North American weedy plants constituting the genus Ambrosia that produce highly allergenic pollen responsible for much hay fever and asthma.

Synonyms

  • Ambrosia artemisiifolia
  • Ambrosia psilostachya
  • great ragweed
  • perennial ragweed
  • bitterweed
  • ragweed
  • Ambrosia trifida
  • genus Ambrosia
  • western ragweed
  • common ragweed

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • sugarless
  • sour
  • unmelodious

Etymology

  • ambrosia (Latin)
  • ἀμβροσία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Ambrosia

  • fosia

How do you pronounce ambrosia?

Pronounce ambrosia as æmˈbroʊʒə.

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Sentences with ambrosia


1. Noun, singular or mass
The larva of the shothole borer and ambrosia beetles also feed under the bark of the pear tree.

Quotes about ambrosia


1. Kindness and caring are ambrosia for the soul.
- Amy Leigh Mercree

2. ambrosia

noun. ['æmˈbroʊʒə'] a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae.

Synonyms

  • composition

Antonyms

  • hateful
  • soured

Etymology

  • ambrosia (Latin)
  • ἀμβροσία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. ambrosia

noun. ['æmˈbroʊʒə'] (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal.

Synonyms

  • kickshaw
  • nectar
  • delicacy
  • goody
  • dainty

Antonyms

  • tactlessness
  • inelegance
  • largeness
  • bigness

Etymology

  • ambrosia (Latin)
  • ἀμβροσία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. ambrosia

noun. ['æmˈbroʊʒə'] fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut.

Synonyms

  • sweet
  • afters

Antonyms

  • unrefined
  • unfastidious
  • rugged

Etymology

  • ambrosia (Latin)
  • ἀμβροσία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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