ἀμβροσία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ἀμβροσία (ambrosía)

  1. feminine nominative dual of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)
  2. feminine accusative dual of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)
  3. feminine vocative dual of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)
  4. neuter nominative plural of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)
  5. neuter nominative plural of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)
  6. neuter nominative plural of ἀμβρόσιος (ambrósios)

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *n̥-mr̥-to-, from *n̥- + *mr̥tós. Perhaps from Semitic stem MBR.

Noun[edit]

ἀμβροσία (ambrosía) (genitive ἀμβροσίας) f, first declension

  1. ambrosia
  2. elixir of life
  3. food, perfume, unguent of the gods
  4. immortality
  5. simulated divine ambrosia used in religious rites
  6. name of some medicines
  7. a festival of Bacchus
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