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1. A sweet liquid that many plants secrete from specialized structures, often inside flowers, where it serves to attract pollinators such as certain insects and birds. Bees use nectar to make honey.
2. Greek & Roman Mythology The drink of the gods.
a. A beverage containing fruit juice or purée.
b. A delicious or invigorating drink.
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|Adj.||1.||nectarous - extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant; "a nectarous drink"; "ambrosial food"|
tasty - pleasing to the sense of taste; "a tasty morsel"
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