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Divine grub emergency worker ate right before pop star (8)


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'pop star' is the definition.
The answer and definition can be both things that one consumes for nourishment as well as being singular nouns.
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(Other definitions for ambrosia that I've seen before include "Beebread" , "meal fit for gods" , "Legendary food bringing immortality" , "Gods' dinner?" , "luxury food" .)

I've seen this clue in the Sydney Morning Herald.
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