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nectar

a sugar-containing liquid secretion of the NECTARY of many flowers. It attracts insects, so bringing about pollination.
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19) For Isobel Grundy, for instance, 'The twice-hinted "ambrosia" suggests divinity and intoxication, made ominous by the prefix mel-, black, or scholarly by memory of the Ambrosian library at Milan (a town Virginia Woolf had very briefly visited).
Quilici's essay (like Barber's mentioned above) studies a group of bindings in a particular place, in this case the great Ambrosian Library in Milan.
Modern evaluations of Fronto's mastery of language are based on the information contained in the Noctes Atticae of Aulus Gellius, a member of Fronto's circle; on a collection of Fronto's letters; and on miscellaneous pieces discovered in 1815 in the Ambrosian Library in Milan.