Aphrodite : Definition

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Definitions of Aphrodite

Pronunciation : Aph`ro*di"te
Part of Speech : n.
Etymology : [Gr.
Definition : 1. (Classic Myth.)

Defn: The Greek goddess of love, corresponding to the Venus of the Romans.

2. (Zoöl.)

Defn: A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike setæ; the sea mouse.

3. (Zoöl.)

Defn: A beautiful butterfly (Argunnis Aphrodite) of the United States.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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