Definition of Aphrodite in English:

Aphrodite

Syllabification: Aph·ro·di·te
Pronunciation: /ˌafrəˈdītē
 
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Greek Mythology
  • The goddess of beauty, fertility, and sexual love. She is variously described as the daughter of Zeus and Dione, or as being born from the sea. Roman equivalent Venus.

Origin

Greek, literally 'foam-born', from aphros 'foam'.

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