Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Suggestive of ambrosia; fragrant or delicious. See Synonyms at delicious.
  • adj. Of or worthy of the gods; divine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

Etymologies

From ambrosia +‎ -al. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • Thus while God spake, ambrosial fragrance fill'd
    All Heav'n ...

    Milton, Paradise Lost III

    December 18, 2006