How to use Nectar in a sentence
Flowers with nectar partly concealed and visible only in bright sunshine.
The taste of your sweet nectar before I tear you apart?
This smelled sweeter, like nectar.
Thus, wasps catch flies; worker ants make raids and carry off weak insects of many kinds; bees gather nectar from flowers and transform it into honey within their stomachs - largely for the sake of feeding the larvae in the nest.
Butterflies feed on nectar from flowers through a long tubular mouth.Advertisement
They need to be able to pick out the right flowers to collect nectar.
Here we describe the growth of Anglo amber nectar.
Worker bees collect nectar and pollen for the queen and new larvae to eat, and keep the burrow tidy.
The nectar attracts Great Swallowtail butterflies.
They build and repair the nest and gather nectar and pollen from the flowers.Advertisement
You become Gods, drink nectar and get rheumatism!
Other swamp tupelos are also valued for honey production, and honey from their nectar is sometimes sold as tupelo honey.
Some of the butterflies attracted to the milkweed nectar are Monarchs, Mourning Cloak, Tiger Swallowtail, and Viceroy.
The Monarch lays eggs as well as feeds off the nectar of milkweed.
Opt for organic fertilizers if needed and keep pesticides away from the nectar plants to prevent contamination.Advertisement
Determine which butterflies you want to attract and purchase seeds or plants that produce the nectar that type of butterfly likes.
Bees create honey from the nectar in flowers through a process of regurgitation.
This bar also includes organic agave nectar as well as organic date paste.
Add the salt, vanilla extract, and agave nectar.
Along this channel the nectar is drawn into the pharynx and passes, mixed with saliva, into the crop or "honey-bag"; the action of the saliva changes the saccharose into dextrose and levulose, and the nectar becomes honey, which the bee regurgitates for storage in the cells or for the feeding of the grubs.Advertisement
They drank mead brewed to a secret formula from the nectar of sacred bees who lived in the grove.
Even better is clumps or sections of a single type of flower because each kind of butterfly is attracted to a different type of plant nectar, so multiple flowers of one type or more likely to attract.
In addition to nectar plants, purchase shrubs for egg laying so your garden will have a continuous supply of butterflies.
There's a multitude of flavors that come through, the mouth leads with ripe blackberries, plums, and cassis that almost reaches syrupy nectar but that falls back, held in check by smooth tannins.
The finish has a pleasant velvet-honeyed texture that is reminiscent of fruit nectar.Advertisement
Hummingbird nectar is usually found in flowers that are colored pink, red, or orange, which is why hummingbird feeders are colored similarly.
The flowers that hummingbirds are most attracted to produce nectar that is 25 percent sugars made up of mostly sucrose.
When making hummingbird nectar, only sugar and water are necessary.
The fact that the hummingbird's favorite nectar is 25 percent sugar and 75 percent water tells us that this is a perfect recipe for hummingbird food.
Essential Nectar is made from 162 different plant sources, including blackberries, blueberries, cranberries, eleuthero root, garlic, ginger, noni, raspberry, red grape, saw palmetto, strawberry and yerba mate.
Ulimana makes a variety of chocolates that contain only simple ingredients such as cacao, salt, vanilla, and a sweetener such as honey or agave nectar.
You can also play with the allergenic and digestive qualities of your bread by modifying a recipe to omit eggs or dairy while using alternative sweeteners such as agave nectar or honey instead of cane sugar.
Any flower that provides nectar is bound to attract butterflies, so you can basically choose just about any type of flower to incorporate into your design.
History teaches us that once a country tastes the sweet nectar of freedom and the power of money, there's no turning back.
The process is surprisingly involved; a hive of 60,000 bees may need to visit more than two million flowers in order to gather enough nectar to create just one pound of honey.
Fill the bottle with hummingbird nectar, and screw the cap on tightly.
In medium bowl, combine applesauce, agave nectar and vanilla; stir well.
Brown rice syrup, molasses, Sucanat, agave nectar, and sorghum are often used to alter the taste of vegetarian or vegan foods.
Among them is pouttika, a honey collected from the nectar of poisonous flowers by large bees.
Sweeten your oatmeal with a no-calorie sweetener or with a small drizzle of honey or agave nectar.
Male mosquitoes get their nutritional needs from plant nectar, whereas the female mosquitoes rely on blood protein so they can mature their eggs and carry on the reproductive life cycle of the insect.
Mosquitoes naturally flock to things that resemble nectar or flesh.
The sooner you apply the nectar to the rash, the better the results will be.
The surface of the leaf, especially the laminar wing, bears glands which in spring exude large glistening dr„ r, s of nectar.
Many Thomisidae lurk amongst the stamens and petals of flowers, which they closely match in colour, waiting to seize the insects which visit the blossoms for nectar.
As no means of attraction are required the flowers are inconspicuous and without scent or nectar.
Flowers with nectar concealed by pouches, hairs, &c. Regular flowers predominate, e.g.
A small amount of sweet nectar can be sucked from the base of the flower.
She then regurgitates all of the nectar into storage cells.
The female bees of most species feed on the nectar secreted by many plants.
Wood Whites visit a wide range of nectar sources including greater stitchwort, wood forget-me-not, birdsfoot trefoil, bitter vetch and bugle.
Bees produce an enzyme which splits sucrose (from nectar) into glucose and fructose.
You smell like a skunk soaking in sardine nectar for a week.
Adult butterflies sip nectar from flowers through their tongues, which act like straws.
Some, such as the wooly opossums, live high in the tree canopies, feeding solely on fruit and nectar.
Yes, each insect has a very long proboscis, designed to reach deep into flowers to the nectar.
Head The head holds the eyes and the antennae and the nectar sipping tongue called the proboscis.
When he stole Suttung's mead (which answers somewhat to nectar and the Indian soma), he flew away in the shape of an eagle.'
Favored summer nectar sources include hemp agrimony, bramble, marjoram and ivy blossom.
The introduction of improved pasture which relies on nitrogenous fertilizer with the elimination of white clover is one major loss of a nectar source.
The heads of these flowers are made up of many small florets each containing only a small quantity of nectar.
Then it starts to follow the dances of foragers and to go out and forage for nectar and pollen itself.
Morven stood ready, not sure whether to extinguish the fire, or just gulp down her glass of red nectar.
I decide to walk off my meal with a stroll around the marble hallways that edge the Pool of Nectar.
A refill hogshead has left this the color of apple nectar.
But how, you may ask is e-Marketing tapping in to this source of plenty, this veritable Holy Grail of marketing nectar?
Also, examine the buccal cavities of the human hookworm Nectar Americans.
Flowers are pollinated by various small insects attracted by the nectar.
They were all intermingled and chose the same nectar plants and occasionally sparred with each other.
There were some large insects flying around sipping nectar from the wild flowers up there.
A living vessel, fit to hold only the negative, without ever being able to taste the nectar that is the positive?
It has been stated that when present in blossoms they feed on nectar, but it is more probable that there--as on the green parts - they suck sap. In any case, their presence in apple blossoms has been known to prevent the formation of fruit through injury to the essential organs of the flower, and some species do considerable damage to ears of corn.
Roscher thinks that both nectar and ambrosia were kinds of honey, in which case their power of conferring immortality would be due to the supposed healing and cleansing power of honey (see further Nectar).
A man is not born a Singh, but becomes so by baptism, the water of which is called amrit or nectar.
You become Gods, drink nectar and get rheumatism !
See how the bees are mad with joy, sipping the nectar there !
The diet of the noisy miner is mostly nectar and some insects, that of the spangled drongo mostly insects and some nectar.
After hearing so much about this natural sweetener you may wonder if there's a catch; is agave nectar safe?
For most people, a little agave nectar won't hurt.
Agave nectar is the most common form of agave sweetener found in grocery and health food stores nationwide.
Agave nectar comes from the sap of the agave cactus.
For those wondering "is agave nectar safe?", it is but with some cautions.
The scent of the Paris Hilton perfume is a blend of frozen apple, peach nectar, freesia, mimosa, jasmine, sandalwood, ylang ylang and oak moss notes.
Vera Wang for Women - Described as a modern, floral bouquet, Vera Wang for Women includes rose, calla lily, white stephanotis, and mandarin flower scents, as well as lotus, iris, gardenia, white woods, and floral nectar.
Notes of frozen apple, peach nectar and mimosa give the scent its pleasant fruitiness, while muguet (Lily of the Valley), freesia, night-blooming jasmine and tuberose balance the sweetness with a soft floral tinge.
Serve with sugar, honey, or agave nectar for a sweet treat.
If you like a little sweetness, a few drizzles of raw agave nectar will do the trick.
Add raw agave nectar if the mixture isn’t sweet enough.
Another attractive feature of a nectar source is an easy place to land and perch while feeding.
Watch out for flowers that have been bred for double petals, as they make the nectar harder to reach.
To gather the nectar, beehives are placed on bluffs, elevated platforms along the river's edge, or even on floats during the short period in April and May when the white tupelo blooms.
The nectar attracts the Painted Lady butterfly.
Who hasn't sucked the nectar from the flower of the dead nettle?
Honey from Ogeechee Tupelo nectar will not granulate or crystallize due to its high levulose content.
Try rooibos tea with a touch of agave nectar and hazelnut milk, or for a simple classic, add a touch of rich soy milk to balance the bitterness of green tea.
As the season advances and the flowers yield nectar more freely, visible signs of combbuilding will be observed in the whitened edges of empty cells in the brood-chambers; the thoughtful workers are lengthening out the cells for honey-storing, and the bee-master takes the hint by giving room in advance, thus lessening the chance of undesired swarms. In other words, order and method, combined with the habit of taking time by the forelock, are absolutely necessary to the bee-keeper, seeing that the enormous army of workers under his control is multiplying daily by scores of thousands.
Probably the two terms were not originally distinguished; but usually both in Homer and in later writers nectar is the drink and ambrosia the food.
Social flowers, whose nectar is concealed as in (3), but the flowers are grouped in heads which render them strikingly conspicuous, and several flowers can be simultaneously pollinated.
Lepidopterid flowers, visited chiefly by Lepidoptera, which are able to reach the nectar concealed in deep, narrow tubes or spurs by means of their long slender proboscis.
The intimate connection, combined with her soft skin and nectar, would calm him.
Honey forms the staple nourishment of many ants, some of the workers seeking nectar from flowers, working it up into honey within their stomachs and regurgitating it so as to feed their comrades within the nest, who, in their turn, pass it on to the grubs.
On the other hand, in Alcman nectar is the food, and in Sappho and Anaxandrides ambrosia the drink.
Roscher (Nektar and Ambrosia, 1883; see also his article in Roscher's Lexikon der Mythologic) nectar and ambrosia were originally only different forms of the same substance - honey, regarded as a dew, like manna, fallen from heaven, which was used both as food and drink.
Graceful in form and active in motion, sun-birds flit from flower to flower, feeding on small insects which are attracted by the nectar and on the nectar itself; but this is usually done while perched and rarely on the wing as is the habit of humming-birds.