n. sweet liquid secreted by flowers of various plants; delicious or invigorating drink
Everyone knows that bees buzz around flowers in their quest for nectar; but scientists have now learned that flowers are buzzing right back - with electricity.
Sentence in Classic:
LIZA [drinking in his emotion like nectar, and nagging him to provoke a further supply] Stop, please.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw Context
It was not, after all, opportunity but imagination that he lacked: he had a mental palate which would never learn to distinguish between railway tea and nectar.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
Laurence and Aunt March shrugged and smiled at one another when water, lemonade, and coffee were found to be to only sorts of nectar which the three Hebes carried round.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
As she spoke she drew a table loaded with ambrosia beside him and mixed him some red nectar, so Mercury ate and drank till he had had enough, and then said:.