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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Ambrosia (0.00874 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Ambrosia.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: ambrosia makanan dewa
English → English (WordNet) Definition: ambrosia ambrosia n 1: a mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae [syn: beebread] 2: 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: ragweed, bitterweed] 3: fruit dessert made of oranges and bananas with shredded coconut 4: (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal [syn: nectar]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Ambrosia Ambrosia \Am*bro"sia\ (?; 277), n. [L. ambrosia, Gr. ?, properly fem. of ?, fr. ? immortal, divine; 'a priv. + ? mortal (because it was supposed to confer immortality on those who partook of it). ? stands for ?, akin to Skr. mrita, L. mortuus, dead, and to E. mortal.] 1. (Myth.) (a) The fabled food of the gods (as nectar was their drink), which conferred immortality upon those who partook of it. (b) An unguent of the gods. [1913 Webster] His dewy locks distilled ambrosia. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. A perfumed unguent, salve, or draught; something very pleasing to the taste or smell. --Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. Formerly, a kind of fragrant plant; now (Bot.), a genus of plants, including some coarse and worthless weeds, called ragweed, hogweed, etc. [1913 Webster] 4. (Zo["o]l.) The food of certain small bark beetles, family Scolytid[ae] believed to be fungi cultivated by the beetles in their burrows. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 5. A dessert made from shredded coconuts and oranges, sometimes including other ingredients such as marshmallow. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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