Aphrodite

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Aph·ro·di·te

 (ăf′rə-dī′tē)
n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of love and beauty. Also called Cytherea.

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

Aphrodite

(ˌæfrəˈdaɪtɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the goddess of love and beauty, daughter of Zeus. Roman counterpart: Venus Also called: Cytherea

Aph•ro•di•te

(ˌæf rəˈdaɪ ti)

n.
the ancient Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans with Venus.
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Noun1.Aphrodite - goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythologyAphrodite - goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus
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The Spenserian quaternary--earthly love and beauty, and celestial love and beauty --corresponds to Plato's binary-opposition structure in the nature of Aphrodite: Aphrodite Urania and Aphrodite Pandemos, i.
O Aphrodite Pandemos, your badgers rolling in the moonlit corn Corn blue-bloom-covered carpeting the wind Wind humming like distant rooks Distant rooks busy like factory whirring metal Whirring metallic starlings bizarre like cogwheels missing teeth