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nectareous

[nek-tair-ee-uh s] /nɛkˈtɛər i əs/
adjective
1.
Also, nectarean.
Origin
1700-1710
1700-10; < Latin nectareus of, belonging to nectar < Greek nektáreos like nectar, divinely fragrant, equivalent to néktar nectar + -eos adj. suffix; see -eous
Related forms
nectareously, adverb
nectareousness, noun
unnectareous, adjective

nectarous

[nek-ter-uh s] /ˈnɛk tər əs/
adjective
1.
of the nature of or resembling nectar.
2.
delicious or sweet.
Also, nectareous, nectarean.
Origin
1660-70; nectar + -ous
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