2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Aphrodite \Aph'ro*di"te\, noun [Gr. ?.]

1. (Classic Myth.) The Greek goddess of love, corresponding to the Venus of the Romans.

2. (Zool.) A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike set[ae]; the sea mouse.

3. (Zool.) A beautiful butterfly ({Argunnis Aphrodite}) of the United States.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus [syn: {Aphrodite}, {Cytherea}]

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