Cupid's bow(redirected from Cupid's bows)
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Cu·pid's bow(kyo͞o′pĭdz bō′)
n. pl. Cupid's bows
An archery bow that curves inward at the center and usually outward at the ends.
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(Anatomy) a shape of the upper lip considered to resemble Cupid's double-curved bow
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1. a classical bow; the bow Cupid is traditionally pictured as bearing.
2. a line or shape resembling this, esp. the line of the upper lip.
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|Noun||1.||Cupid's bow - the double curve of the upper lip when considered to resemble Cupid's bow|
|2.||Cupid's bow - a curved bow with reversed curve ends|
bow - a weapon for shooting arrows, composed of a curved piece of resilient wood with a taut cord to propel the arrow
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