Complete Definition of "Aphrodite"

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English
Image:Rustic_Aphrodite_Clere_cour_Carree_Louvre.jpg|thumb|right|150px|Aphrodite

Etymology
From the Greek aphros, (sea foam) + -ite, (Greek ending denoting a person associated with a place, etc.)

Proper noun
en-proper noun

  1. Greek mythology : The goddess of beauty and love,<ref>Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001</ref> born when Cronus castrated Uranus and threw his genitalia into the sea.<ref>Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986</ref>

Derived terms
aphrodisiac
hermaphrodite
hermaphroditism

See also
Acidalia
Anadyomene
Cytherea
Despina
Kypris
Venus

Translations

Bosnian: Afrodita#Bosnian|Afrodita f
Croatian: Afrodita#Croatian|Afrodita f
French: #French|Aphrodite f
Greek: ÎÏÏοδίÏη (afroðíti) f
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Polish: Afrodyta f
Portuguese: Afrodite f
Russian: ÐÑÑодиÑа#Russian|ÐÑÑодиÑа f
Serbian
:Cyrillic: ÐÑÑодиÑа#Serbian|ÐÑÑодиÑа f
:Roman: Afrodita#Serbian|Afrodita f

References
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French

Proper noun
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  1. Aphrodite (god)

Derived terms
aphrodisiaque

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