anaphrodisiac

adjective an·aph·ro·di·si·ac \ ˌa-ˌna-frə-ˈdē-zē-ˌak , -zhē- , -ˈdi-zē- \

Definition of anaphrodisiac

: inhibiting or discouraging sexual desire

anaphrodisiac

noun

First Known Use of anaphrodisiac

1821


Medical Dictionary

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anaphrodisiac

adjective an·aph·ro·dis·i·ac \ -ˈdē-zē-ˌak , -ˈdiz-ē- \

medical Definition of anaphrodisiac

: of, relating to, or causing anaphrodisia

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anaphrodisiac

noun

medical Definition of anaphrodisiac

: an anaphrodisiac agent

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