Aphrodite

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Aphrodite

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē).

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Aphrodite

  1. (Greek mythology) The goddess of beauty and love,[1] born when Cronus castrated his father, Uranus, and threw his genitalia into the sea.[2] Her Roman counterpart is Venus.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Webster's College Dictionary, Random House, 2001
  2. ^ Oxford Dictionary of World Mythology, Arthur Cotterell, Oxford University Press, 1986

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Proper noun[edit]

Aphrodite f

  1. (Greek mythology) Aphrodite (goddess)

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