Greek Erōs, from erōs sexual love; akin to Greek erasthai to love, desire
14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1
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“Eros.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eros. Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about Eros
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