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Etymology

1. nectar

noun. ['ˈnɛktɝ'] a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators.

Antonyms

  • rugged

Etymology

  • nectar (Latin)
  • νέκταρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Nectar

  • transtector
  • reflector
  • protector
  • projector
  • inspector
  • objector
  • injector
  • director
  • detector
  • defector
  • connector
  • connecter
  • spektr
  • spectre
  • spector
  • specter
  • schlechter
  • prechter
  • erector
  • derecktor
  • collector
  • wechter
  • waechter
  • vector
  • sector
  • schecter
  • schechter
  • rector
  • lector
  • lecter

Sentences with nectar


1. Noun, plural
Change your nectar regularly for a clean feeder and fresh food for your birds.

2. Noun, singular or mass
To reach the nectar, insects must climb all the way into the flower itself.

3. Adjective
If it's above 92 degrees, you should probably change your nectar daily.

4. Verb, base form
In addition to nectar, hummingbirds also eat spiders and gnats to bulk up on protein.

Quotes about nectar


1. Networking is drinking the nectar of interconnectedness. And I’ve been drinking since noon, so I may need @ryanlilly to drive me home.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. I go to books and to nature as the bee goes to a flower, for a nectar that I can make into my own honey.
- John Burroughs, The Summit of the Years

3. Those ancients who in poetry presented the golden age, who sang its happy state,perhaps, in their Parnassus, dreamt this place. Here, mankind's root was innocent; and herewere every fruit and never-ending spring; these streams--the nectar of which poets sing.
- Dante Alighieri, The Divine Comedy

2. nectar

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

Synonyms

  • kickshaw
  • ambrosia
  • delicacy
  • goody
  • dainty

Antonyms

  • cultivated plant
  • tactlessness
  • inelegance
  • largeness

Etymology

  • nectar (Latin)
  • νέκταρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. nectar

noun. ['ˈnɛktɝ'] fruit juice especially when undiluted.

Synonyms

  • fruit juice

Antonyms

  • strength
  • unrefined

Etymology

  • nectar (Latin)
  • νέκταρ (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
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