Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Aphrodite

play
noun Aph·ro·di·te \ˌa-frə-ˈdī-tē\

Definition of Aphrodite

  1. :  the Greek goddess of love and beauty — compare venus



Origin of aphrodite

Greek Aphroditē


First Known Use: 1565

Rhymes with aphrodite


Learn More about aphrodite


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Aphrodite? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to eat gluttonously or ravenously

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

angry maudlin oily prompt
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ