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Paphian

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noun Pa·phi·an \ˈpā-fē-ən\

Definition of Paphian

  1. 1 often not capitalized :  prostitute

  2. 2 :  a native or inhabitant of Paphos



Origin of paphian

Latin paphius, from Greek paphios, from Paphos, ancient city of Cyprus that was the center of worship of Aphrodite


First Known Use: 1598


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Paphian

adjective Pa·phi·an

Definition of Paphian

  1. 1 :  of or relating to illicit love :  wanton

  2. 2 :  of or relating to Paphos or its people



1605

First Known Use of paphian

1605


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