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 for nectar
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nectar \Nec"tar\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.]
     1. (Myth. & Poetic) The drink of the gods (as ambrosia was
        their food); hence, any delicious or inspiring beverage.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. (Bot.) A sweetish secretion of blossoms from which bees
        make honey.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: a sweet liquid secretion that is attractive to pollinators
      2: fruit juice especially when undiluted
      3: (classical mythology) the food and drink of the gods; mortals
         who ate it became immortal [syn: ambrosia, nectar]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  42 Moby Thesaurus words for "nectar":
     ambrosia, artificial sweetener, blackstrap, bonne bouche,
     calcium cyclamate, cane syrup, cate, choice morsel, clover honey,
     comb honey, corn syrup, cyclamates, dainty, delicacy, dessert,
     edulcoration, goody, honey, honeycomb, honeydew, honeypot,
     kickshaw, manna, maple syrup, molasses, morsel, saccharification,
     saccharin, savory, sodium cyclamate, sorghum, sugar, sugar-making,
     sugaring off, sweetener, sweetening, sweets, syrup, tidbit, titbit,
     treacle, treat

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  NECTAR, n.  A drink served at banquets of the Olympian deities.  The
  secret of its preparation is lost, but the modern Kentuckians believe
  that they come pretty near to a knowledge of its chief ingredient.
      Juno drank a cup of nectar,
      But the draught did not affect her.
      Juno drank a cup of rye --
      Then she bad herself good-bye.

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Nectar, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama
     Population (2000):    372
     Housing Units (2000): 158
     Land area (2000):     1.816359 sq. miles (4.704348 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.013850 sq. miles (0.035872 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.830209 sq. miles (4.740220 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            53448
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             33.969124 N, 86.636256 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
      Nectar, AL

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