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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aphrodite  \Aph`ro*di"te\,  n.  [Gr.  ?.] 
  1.  (Classic  Myth.)  The  Greek  goddess  of  love,  corresponding 
  to  the  Venus  of  the  Romans. 
 
  2.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  large  marine  annelid,  covered  with  long, 
  lustrous,  golden,  hairlike  set[ae];  the  sea  mouse. 
 
  3.  (Zo["o]l.)  A  beautiful  butterfly  ({Argunnis  Aphrodite})  of 
  the  United  States. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Aphrodite 
  n  :  goddess  of  love  and  beauty  and  daughter  of  Zeus  in  ancient 
  mythology;  identified  with  Roman  Venus  [syn:  {Aphrodite}, 
  {Cytherea}] 




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