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