mellification


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mellification

(ˌmɛlɪfɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
the production of honey from nectar
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Not mere duplication or borrowing, "the process was to be one of mellification, turning nectar into honey" (91).
Vicki Leon Eighty-eight tales tell of science and superstition in the ancient world (including Alexander the Great's mellification, or embalming in honey).