aphrodite
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈæ.fɹəʊ.daɪt/
Noun

aphrodite (uncountable)

  1. (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.
Synonyms
Aphrodite
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /æfɹəˈdaɪti/, /æfɹoˈdaɪti/
Proper noun
  1. (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.
  2. A female given name
    Aphrodite Jones
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