nectareous

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Classical Latin nectareus (of nectar”, “tinged with nectar”, “sweet as nectar), from Ancient Greek νεκτάρεος (nektáreos, sweet as nectar”, “fragrant), which is derived from νέκταρ (néktar, nectar). Can also be analysed as nectar +‎ -eous.

Adjective[edit]

nectareous (comparative more nectareous, superlative most nectareous)

  1. Alternative form of nectarous