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ambrosia (noun) (Greek mythology) the food of the gods; any delicious food.

The ancient Greeks believed that their gods and goddesses took ambrosia. It was also believed that it kept them from aging and made them energetic. Any delicious food is referred to as ambrosia.

  • Ambrosia made the gods free from hunger and it was also believed that it had the power to make humans immortal.
  • Having starved for so many days, the destitute children who were taken to the orphanage found the food served there as tasty as ambrosia.
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