ambrosian


adjective

  1. Roman Catholic Church.
    1. pertaining to the religious congregations under the protection of Saint Ambrose.
    2. pertaining to the ancient liturgy of the church of Milan.
  2. (lowercase) ambrosial.

adjective

  1. exceptionally pleasing to taste or smell; especially delicious or fragrant.
  2. worthy of the gods; divine.
adj.

1590s, “immortal, divine,” from Latin ambrosius, from Greek ambrosios (see ambrosia).

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