Aphrodite meaning

ăf'rə-dī'tē
The goddess of love and beauty: identified with the Roman Venus.
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The definition of Aphrodite was the Greek goddess of love and beauty.

Venus, the Roman goddess of beauty, love, and fertility is an example of Aphrodite.

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A silver-spotted, large, brown butterfly (Speyeria aphrodite) of NE North America.
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The goddess of love and beauty.
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(mineralogy) A soft and earthy mineral of a white or yellowish color, and with a waxy lustre, found at Langbanshytta in Sweden. It is a hydrated silicate of magnesia, and resembles meerschaum.
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(Greek mythology) The goddess of beauty and love, born when Cronus castrated his father, Uranus, and threw his genitalia into the sea. Her Roman counterpart is Venus.
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Origin of aphrodite

  • Greek Aphrodītē of Phoenician origin ʕṯtr in Semitic roots
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From stem of Ancient Greek ἀφρός (aphrós, “sea foam, froth”) (for its supposed resemblance) +‎ -ite.
    From Wiktionary
  • From Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Aphroditē).
    From Wiktionary