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  • adj. Pertaining to Aphrodite or Venus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Pertaining to Aphrodite or Venus. “Aphrodisian dames” [that is, courtesans].

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Given up to sexual pleasures; devoted to sensual love.


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  • This drawing by American artist Eakins is a testament to the aphrodisian qualities of sensory deprivation.

    Icons of erotic art #22 « Jahsonic

  • Neither space nor present occasion warrants discussion of the curious aphrodisian cults found among many peoples, usually in the barbaric stage of development; it may be noted merely that this is an aberrant branch from the main stem of institutional growth.

    The Siouan Indians

  • Going hence, they showed me the state nursery for the children of those aphrodisian dames, their favourites.

    The Cloister and the Hearth

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