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Paphian

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noun Pa·phi·an \ ˈpā-fē-ən \

Definition of Paphian

1 often not capitalized :prostitute
2 :a native or inhabitant of Paphos

Origin and Etymology of paphian

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


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Paphian

adjective

Definition of Paphian

1 :of or relating to illicit love :wanton
2 :of or relating to Paphos or its people

First Known Use of paphian

1605


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