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English definition of “ambrosia”


noun [U] uk   /æmˈbrəʊ.zi.ə/ /-ʒə/ us    /-ˈbroʊ.ʒə/ literary
the food eaten by Greek and Roman godsGreek and Roman mythPleasant to eat or drink a very pleasant food: The chocolate mousse she makes is sheer ambrosia (= tastes extremely good).Pleasant to eat or drink
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