ambrosia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ambrosia (food of the gods), from Ancient Greek ἀμβροσία (ambrosía, immortality), from ἄμβροτος (ámbrotos, immortal), from ἀ- (a-, not) + βροτός (brotós, mortal).

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ambrosia (uncountable)

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality.
  2. Any food with an especially delicious flavour or fragrance.
  3. A mixture of nectar and pollen prepared by worker bees and fed to larvae.
  4. A dessert made from shredded coconuts and oranges, sometimes including other ingredients such as marshmallow.

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambrosia

  1. ambrosia

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ambrosia (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative ambrosia ambrosiat
genitive ambrosian ambrosioiden
ambrosioitten
partitive ambrosiaa ambrosioita
illative ambrosiaan ambrosioihin
singular plural
nominative ambrosia ambrosiat
accusative nom.? ambrosia ambrosiat
gen. ambrosian
genitive ambrosian ambrosioiden
ambrosioitten
ambrosiainrare
partitive ambrosiaa ambrosioita
inessive ambrosiassa ambrosioissa
elative ambrosiasta ambrosioista
illative ambrosiaan ambrosioihin
adessive ambrosialla ambrosioilla
ablative ambrosialta ambrosioilta
allative ambrosialleˣ ambrosioilleˣ
essive ambrosiana ambrosioina
translative ambrosiaksi ambrosioiksi
instructive ambrosioin
abessive ambrosiatta ambrosioitta
comitative ambrosioineen

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambrosia f (plural ambrosie)

  1. ambrosia (all senses)
  2. honeydew

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀμβροσία (ambrosía, immortality), from ἄμβροτος (ámbrotos, immortal).

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Noun[edit]

ambrosia f (genitive ambrosiae); first declension

  1. The food of the gods; ambrosia.
  2. The unguent of the gods.
  3. The plant, artemisia, of the genus Artemisia.
  4. An antidote to a poison.

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First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ambrosia ambrosiae
genitive ambrosiae ambrosiārum
dative ambrosiae ambrosiīs
accusative ambrosiam ambrosiās
ablative ambrosiā ambrosiīs
vocative ambrosia ambrosiae

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambrosia f (plural ambrosias)

  1. (Greek mythology, Roman mythology) ambrosia (food of gods or delicious foods)