ambrosia

Part of speech: noun

The fabled food of the gods; delicious food.

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Usage examples "ambrosia":

  1. Look, said I to myself, what nectar and ambrosia this poet gives me; for that is the food on which they say these sons of Apollo are nourished. - "The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes", Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra.
  2. To Wilhelmi he only sent the name of his retreat and a poem, entitled, " Grief- without Hope," which declared his disbelief, for he had never broken the Ambrosia, whose delights a trust in immortality affords. - "The Campaner Thal and Other Writings", Jean Paul Friedrich Richter.
  3. Barney Bill slid off the footboard, and, looking neither to right nor left, bolted like a belated crab into the cool recesses of the bar in search of ambrosia from the blue- and- white china mug. - "The Fortunate Youth", William J. Locke.