Definition of nectar noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    nectar

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈnektə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnektər//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1a sweet liquid that is produced by flowers and collected by bees for making honey (figurative) On such a hot day, even water was nectar (= very good).
  2. 2 the thick juice of some fruits as a drink peach nectar
  3. Word Origin mid 16th cent. (referring to the drink of the gods in Greek and Roman mythology): via Latin from Greek nektar.
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