from The Century Dictionary.

  • Same as nectarean.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of, pertaining to, containing, or resembling nectar; delicious; nectarean.

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  • adjective Alternative form of nectarous.


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


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