Associations to the word «Aphrodite»
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APHRODITE, proper noun. (Greek god) 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.
APHRODITE, noun. (mineral) 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.
APHRODITE, noun. Goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus.
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