The definition of Cupid was the god of love in Greek mythology, often shown as a naked winged cherub as an angel of love.(noun)
An example of Cupid is the winged naked baby character who is shown on valentines with a bow and arrow.
See Cupid in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr Cupide < L Cupido < cupido, desire, passion < cupidus, eager, passionate < cupere, to desire < IE base *kup-, to boil, smoke, be disturbed > Gr kapnos, smoke
See Cupid in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English Cupide, from Old French, from Latin cupīdō, desire, Cupid, from cupere, to desire.
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