Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to ambrosia; partaking of the nature or qualities of ambrosia; anointed or fragrant with ambrosia; hence, delighting the taste or smell; delicious; fragrant; sweet-smelling: as, ambrosial dews.
  • Pertaining to the senses of taste and smell: a forced use.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Consisting of, or partaking of the nature of, ambrosia; delighting the taste or smell; delicious.
  • adjective Divinely excellent or beautiful.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Greek mythology Pertaining to or worthy of the gods.
  • adjective Succulently sweet or fragrant; balmy, divine.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant
  • adjective worthy of the gods

Etymologies

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From ambrosia +‎ -al.

Examples

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  • Thus while God spake, ambrosial fragrance fill'd

    All Heav'n ...

    Milton, Paradise Lost III

    December 18, 2006