Nectareous Nec*ta"re"ous, a. Of, pertaining to, containing, or resembling nectar; delicious; nectarean. --Pope. [1913 Webster] -- {Nec*ta"re*ous*ly}, adv. -- {Nec*ta"re*ous*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • nectareousness — nectāˈreousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑nectar …   Useful english dictionary

  • nectareous — nectareously, adv. nectareousness, n. /nek tair ee euhs/, adj. nectarous. Also, nectarean. [1700 10; < L nectareus of, belonging to nectar < Gk nektáreos like nectar, divinely fragrant, equiv. to néktar NECTAR + eos adj. suffix; see EOUS] * * * …   Universalium

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