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Cu·pid

 (kyo͞o′pĭd)
n.
1. Roman Mythology The god of love; the son of Venus.
2. cupid A representation of Cupid as a naked cherubic boy usually having wings and holding a bow and arrow, used as a symbol of love.

[Middle English Cupide, from Old French, from Latin cupīdō, desire, Cupid, from cupere, to desire.]
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Cupid

(ˈkjuːpɪd)
n
1. (Classical Myth & Legend) the Roman god of love, represented as a winged boy with a bow and arrow. Greek counterpart: Eros
2. (Art Terms) (not capital) any similar figure, esp as represented in Baroque art
[C14: from Latin Cupīdō, from cupīdō desire, from cupidus desirous; see cupidity]
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Cu•pid

(ˈkyu pɪd)

n.
1. the Roman god of carnal love, the son of Venus, commonly represented as a winged, naked infant boy with a bow and arrows.
2. (l.c.) a representation of Cupid, esp. as symbolic of love.
[< Latin Cupīdō Cupid, the personification of cupīdō desire, love =cup(ere) to long for, desire + -īdō n. suffix (compare libido)]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Cupid - (Roman mythology) god of loveCupid - (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
Roman mythology - the mythology of the ancient Romans
2.cupid - a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow
allegory, emblem - a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
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Cupid

noun god of love, love, Eros Cupid's arrow may strike you at any time.
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Translations

Cupid

[ˈkjuːpɪd] NCupido m
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Cupid

[ˈkjuːpɪd] n
(Roman god)Cupidon m
to play Cupid (= matchmake) → jouer les entremetteurs Cupid's arrow, Cupid's bow

cupid

[ˈkjuːpɪd] n (= figurine) → amour m
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cupid

nAmorette f; CupidAmor m; Cupid’s dart (liter)Amors Pfeil m (liter), → Liebespfeil m
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Cupid

[ˈkjuːpɪd] n (Myth) → Cupido
Cupid's bow (lip shape) → labbro arcuato

cupid

[ˈkjuːpɪd] n (cherub) → cupido, amoretto
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