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nectar Explained

nectar at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['nektə]

nectar at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

1555, from L. nectar "drink of the gods," from Gk. nektar, said to be a compound of nek- "death" + -tar "overcoming." Meaning "sweet liquid in flowers" first recorded 1609. ///

nectar at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] [Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: Greek nektar]//
1 the sweet liquid that bees collect from flowers:
2 thick juice made from particular fruit: --mango nectar//
3 the drink of the gods, in the stories of ancient Greece:

nectar at Dutch => English Of Explained:

nectar

nectar at French => English Of Explained:

nectar

néctar at Portuguese => English Of Explained:

nectar

néctar at Spanish => English Of Explained:

nectar

NECTAR at English => English (devils) Of Explained:

ter coldyan2 jun4grim
severe
rigorousyan2 ge2strict
stringent
tight
rigorousyan2 ge2 ge2 li2rigorous isolationyan2 zheng4sternlyyan2 jin4strictly prohibityan2 jun4tight
strict
severe
stern
difficultyan2 su4solemn
solemnityyan2 ci2(criticize, etc.) forcefully
using strong wordsyan2 jin3rigorous
strict
careful
cautious
compact
well-knityan2 ku4bitter
harsh
grim
ruthless
severe
cut-throat (competition)yan2 z

nectar at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

42 Moby Thesaurus words for "nectar":
ambrosia, artificial sweetener, blackstrap, bonne bouche,
calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, cate, choice morsel, clover honey,
comb honey, corn syrup, cyclamates, dainty, delicacy, dessert,
edulcoration, goody, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot,
kickshaw, manna, maple syrup, molasses, morsel, saccharification,
saccharin, savory, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, sugar, sugar-making,
sugaring off, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, tidbit, titbit,
treacle, treat

nectar at Dutch => English Of Explained:

nectar [nɛktɑr]
nectar

nectar at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Savoriness): savoriness, tastiness, deliciousness, delectability, relish, delicacy, ambrosia, nectar.

nectar at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun [U]
1 a sweet liquid that is produced by flowers and collected by bees for making HONEY: (figurative) On such a hot day, even water was nectar (= very good).
2 the thick juice of some fruits as a drink:
apricot / peach nectar

Nectar at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Nectar \Nec"tar\, n. [L., fr. gr. ?.]
1. (Myth. & Poetic) The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was
their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage.

2. (Bot.) A sweetish secretion of blossoms from which bees
make honey.

nectar at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

nectar
n 1: a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
2: fruit juice especially when undiluted
3: (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods;
mortals who ate it became immortal [syn: {ambrosia}]

nectar at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » néctar

English

Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » nectar|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » νέκταρ||nourishment of the gods|tr=nektar|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈnɛk.tə/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈnɛk.təɹ/

    Noun

    Inter: en-nou » n

  • Inter: context » chiefly|_|mythology The drink of the gods. Inter: defdate » from 16th c.
    1. 1590, Inter: w » Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
    2. : They pourd in soveraine balme and Nectar good, / Good both for erthly med'cine and for hevenly food.
    3. Inter: context » by extension Any delicious drink, now especially a type of sweetened fruit juice. Inter: defdate » from 16th c.
    4. Inter: botan » y The sweet liquid secreted by flowers to attract pollinating insects and birds. Inter: defdate » from 17th c.

      Related terms

      * nectarine

  • nectarous
  • nectary

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » drink of the gods
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|nèctar|m
  • Danish: Inter: t- » da|nektar|c
  • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|nectar, Inter: t- » nl|nektar
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|nektari
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|Nektar|m
  • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|νέκταρ|n|tr=néktar|sc=Grek

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|istenek itala, Inter: t- » hu|nektár
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nettare|m
    • Japanese: Inter: l » ja|神酒 (Inter: l » ja|みき, miki; or Inter: l » ja|しんしゅ, shinshu)
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|nektar|m
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|нектар|m|tr=n'ektár
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|néctar


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » sweet liquid secreted by flowers
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|nèctar|m
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|nektar|c
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|nectar, Inter: t- » nl|nektar
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|mesi
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Nektar|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|νέκταρ|n|tr=néktar|sc=Grek


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|virágméz
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nettare|m
  • Japanese: Inter: l » ja|花蜜 (Inter: l » ja|かみつ, kamitsu)
  • Navajo: Inter: tø » nv|chʼilátah baa hózhónii bijeeh
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|nektar|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|нектар|m|tr=n'ektár
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|néctar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » any delicious drink
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|nèctar|m
    • Danish: Inter: t- » da|nektar|c, Inter: t- » da|saftevand|n
    • Dutch: Inter: t- » nl|nectar, Inter: t- » nl|nektar
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|nektari, Inter: t- » fi|linnunmaito, Inter: t+ » fi|mehu
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Nektar|m
    • Greek: Inter: t+ » el|νέκταρ|n|tr=néktar|sc=Grek


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Hungarian: Inter: t- » hu|nektár
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|nettare|m
  • Japanese: Inter: l » ja|美酒 (Inter: l » ja|びしゅ, bishu)
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|nektar|m
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|нектар|m|tr=n'ektár

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » cmn: 花蜜 huāmì (liquid secreted by flowers)
    • Inter: ttbc » eo: nektaro
    • Inter: ttbc » fr: Inter: t+ » fr|nectar {{m}}
    • Inter: ttbc » he: Inter: t+ » he|צוף
    • Inter: ttbc » io: nektaro
    • Inter: ttbc » it: nettare {{m}} (1,2,3)
    • Inter: ttbc » ja: 花蜜 (かみつ, kamitu) (liquid secreted by flowers); 蜜


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Inter: ttbc » lt: nektaras
  • Inter: ttbc » pt: néctar
  • Inter: ttbc » es: néctar {{m}}
  • Inter: ttbc » sv: nektar
  • Inter: ttbc » te: Inter: t+ » te|మకరందం(makaramdam)
  • Inter: ttbc » tr: nektar

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * ambrosia
    • pollen

      References

      [http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?search=nectar&searchmode=none]

      Anagrams

      * canter
    • carnet
    • centra
    • Cretan
    • recant
    • trance


    Category: Category:en:Liquids -

    French

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m
  • Inter: l » en|nectar (all meanings)

    Derived terms

    * Inter: l » fr|nectaire

  • Latin

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » nectar|nectaris|nectaris|n|third
  • nectar

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-3rd-INEUT » nectar|nectar|nectar|nectar

    Verb

    Inter: la-verb-form » nectar

  • Inter: conjugation of » necto|nectō|1|s|fut|pass|ind|lang=la

  • Translation: de » nectar
    Translation: et » nectar
    Translation: el » nectar
    Translation: eo » nectar
    Translation: fr » nectar
    Translation: ko » nectar
    Translation: io » nectar
    Translation: it » nectar
    Translation: kn » nectar
    Translation: hu » nectar
    Translation: mg » nectar
    Translation: ml » nectar
    Translation: my » nectar
    Translation: pl » nectar
    Translation: ru » nectar
    Translation: fi » nectar
    Translation: ta » nectar
    Translation: te » nectar
    Translation: tr » nectar
    Translation: vi » nectar
    Translation: zh » nectar

    néctar at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: DEFAULTSORT:necta » r
    Inter: also » nectar

    Galician

    Noun

    Inter: gl-noun » m|-
  • nectar

    Related terms

    * nectario

  • Category: Category:gl:Plants -

    Spanish

    Inter: wikipedia » lang=es|Néctar (botánica)
    Inter: wikipedia » lang=es|Néctar (mitología)
    Inter: wikipedia » lang=es|Néctar (alimento)

    Etymology

    From Inter: etyl » la|es Inter: term » nectar|lang=la, from Inter: etyl » grc|es Inter: term » νέκταρ|sc=polytonic|tr=nektar.

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: IPA » /ˈnek.taɾ/|lang=es

    Noun

    Inter: es-noun » m|pl=néctares
  • nectar Inter: gloss » all senses

    Related terms

    * Inter: l » es|nectáreo
    • Inter: l » es|nectarina|g=f

      Derived terms

      * Inter: l » es|nectarino


    Category: Category:es:Beverages -
    Category: Category:es:Botany -
    Category: Category:es:Greek mythology -
    Category: Category:es:Roman mythology -
    Translation: es » néctar
    Translation: eo » néctar
    Translation: io » néctar
    Translation: mg » néctar
    Translation: fi » néctar
    Translation: zh » néctar