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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The goddess of love and beauty.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek Aphrodītē, of Phoenician origin; see עṯtr in Semitic roots.]

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From Ancient Greek Ἀφροδίτη, usually connected with ἀφρός (aphrós, "sea foam, froth"), but possibly of Semitic origin.

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