Associations to the word «Nectar»

Pictures for the word «Nectar»


NECTAR, noun. (chiefly mythology) The drink of the gods. [from 16th c.]
NECTAR, noun. (by extension) Any delicious drink, now especially a type of sweetened fruit juice. [from 16th c.]
NECTAR, noun. (botany) The sweet liquid secreted by flowers to attract pollinating insects and birds. [from 17th c.]

Dictionary definition

NECTAR, noun. A sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators.
NECTAR, noun. Fruit juice especially when undiluted.
NECTAR, noun. (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats