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Ambrosian

[am-broh-zhuh n] /æmˈbroʊ ʒən/
adjective
1.
Roman Catholic Church.
  1. pertaining to the religious congregations under the protection of Saint Ambrose.
  2. pertaining to the ancient liturgy of the church of Milan.
2.
(lowercase) ambrosial.

ambrosial

or ambrosian

[am-broh-zhuh l] /æmˈbroʊ ʒəl/
adjective
1.
exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
2.
worthy of the gods; divine.
Origin of ambrosial
1590-1600
1590-1600; ambrosi(a) + -al1
Related forms
ambrosially, adverb
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ambrosial

adj.

1590s, "immortal, divine," from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).

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