aphrodisiac [af′rə dē′zē ak′, -diz′ē-]
The definition of an aphrodisiac is a substance that stimulates sexual desire.
A love potion is an example of an aphrodisiac.
aphrodisiac definition by Webster's New World
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arousing or increasing sexual desire
Origin: Classical Greek aphrodisiakos, ultimately ; from Aphrodite
any aphrodisiac drug or other agent
aphrodisiac definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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Arousing or intensifying sexual desire. noun
Something, such as a drug or food, having such an effect.
Origin: Greek aphrodīsiakos, from aphrodīsiā, sexual pleasures, from Aphrodītē, Aphrodite.
- aphˌro·di·siˈa·cal adjective
aphrodisiac - Cultural Definition
The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A substance or quality that excites sexual desire.
- Aphrodisiacs are named after Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love.
aphrodisiac - Medical Definition
Arousing, increasing, or intensifying sexual desire. noun
An aphrodisiac drug or food.