ambros-, ambro-, ambrot- +

(Greek: food of the gods that gave immortality; immortal, divine, excellent)

ambrosia (s) (noun), ambrosias (pl)
1. In Greek and Roman mythology, the food or drink of the gods thought to bestow immortality: Do you think that foods like figs dipped in honey are ambrosias and will give us immortality?
2. Something especially delicious to taste or smell: Nadine always thought her mother's baked cakes smelled and tasted like ambrosia.
3. A fruit dessert made of oranges and shredded coconut and sometimes pineapple: The recipe for ambrosia did not specify the exact amounts of each ingredient.
4. Etymology: borrowed perhaps through Middle French ambroysie, or directly from Latin ambrosia, from Greek ambrosia, feminine of ambrosios of the immortals; that is, gods, from ambrotos, "immortal" (a-, "not" + Greek brotos, "mortal" [from earlier mrotos] + -ia, a suffix that forms nouns).
The food of the gods, thought to confer immortality; now, a dessert consisting primarily of oranges and flaked coconut.
1. Suggestive of ambrosia; fragrant or delicious.
2. Exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially, delicious or fragrant.
3. Of or worthy of the gods; divine.
1. Suggestive of ambrosia; fragrant or delicious.
2. A reference to being worthy of the gods; divine.
A chemical constituent of ragweed pollen that is related to absinthin.
ambrotype (s), ambrotypes (pl)
1. An early type of photograph made by imaging a negative on glass backed by a dark surface.
2. A picture taken on a place of prepared glass, in which the lights are represented in silver, and the shades are produced by a dark background visible through the unsilvered portions of the glass.
3. Etymology: from Greek ambrotos, "immortal".