Associations to the word «Nectar»

Pictures for the word «Nectar»

Wiktionary

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

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