nectar nectar  /ˈnɛk tər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
  2. (n) fruit juice especially when undiluted
  3. (n) (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals who ate it became immortal

Usage(s):

  1. When a jar of miraculous nectar finally appeared, the demons seized it and the gods pursued them.
  2. He fed them nectar, laced with essences of fruits, fruit-tree leaves, aromatic grasses like mint.
  3. Prosperous colonies send out swarms when nectar is plentiful and storage cells are full of honey.

News

  1. A taste of honey: Audubon Greenwich to present expert on sweet treat

    Beekeeper, author and honey expert Marina Marchese will discuss her passion for honey and offer a formal tasting of "single-nectar source American honeys" at Audubon Greenwich on June 22 at 4 p.m.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Greenwich Citizen

  2. Not Just Coffee opens in Atherton Mill Market

    A new altar awaits the nectar of the gods inside Atherton Mill Market , and tonight, the bean worshipers will join in celebrating the newest location for The Not Just Coffee Shop . For weeks now, coffee heads have been sniffing around the custom wooden bar inside the market, driven by the smell of freshly roasted beans only to get but a sip every Saturday when the coffee bar would open for ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Charlotte

  3. ORRIN MORRIS: Fire pink, or catchfly, saves its nectar for bees, hummingbirds

    Fire pink, or catchfly, saves nectar for bees, birds. The Creator has filled the earth with many wondrous flowers to remind us of His love for all mankind. Their beauty is spread about for all to see. The colors, shapes and habitats seem endless.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Newton Citizen

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Quotes

  1. "I moved to France after a personal crisis and started a family there. But even though I enjoy being in France, I don't work there. France is an ocean and I can't be a drop of water there. I'd rather be a drop of creative nectar in the heart of...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Anwar Hossain Source: Calcutta Telegraph

  2. "I wouldn't be here if I didn't have a great partner in Kerri Walsh," May-Treanor said. "She dishes up the nectar."
    on Oct 19, 2007 By: Misty May-Treanor Source: SI.com

  3. In his book, Boy Racer, Cavendish describes himself as "a speed merchant who's learnt to dart from wheel to wheel like a bumblebee buzzes from flower to flower in search of the nectar that sprinters call shelter".
    on Jul 15, 2009 By: Mark Cavendish Source: Times Online

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