Božansko piće, vino koje su po verovanju starih Grka, pili olimpski bogovi; fig. odlično piće, osvežavajuće piće; čuveno grčko vino sa ostrva Skio od suvarka (polusuvog grožđa), bot. mednik, mednica (u cveću). (grč.)
nectar / nektər /
Množina reči nectar je nectars.
ETYM Latin, from Greek.
1. A sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators.
2. Fruit juice especially when undiluted.
Sugary liquid secreted by some plants from a nectary, a specialized gland usually situated near the base of the flower. Nectar often accumulates in special pouches or spurs, not always in the same location as the nectary. Nectar attracts insects, birds, bats, and other animals to the flower for pollination and is the raw material used by bees in the production of honey.
nepenthe / nɪpenθiː /
Množina reči nepenthe je nepenthes.
ETYM Fr. Greek, removing all sorrow; hence, an epithet of an Egyptian drug which lulled sorrow for the day; a- not + nepenthes sorrow, grief.
A drug used by the ancients to give relief from pain and sorrow; -- by some supposed to have been opium or hasheesh. Hence, anything soothing and comforting.
Something, such as a drink, capable of making one forget suffering.
Drug destroying sorrow.