aphrodisiac

noun aph·ro·di·si·ac \ ˌa-frə-ˈdē-zē-ˌak , -ˈdi-zē- \
Updated on: 6 Dec 2017

Definition of aphrodisiac

: an agent (such as a food or drug) that arouses or is held to arouse sexual desire

aphrodisiac

or less commonly aphrodisiacal play \ˌa-frə-di-ˈsī-ə-kəl, -ˈzī-\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of aphrodisiac

Greek aphrodisiakos sexual, gem with aphrodisiac properties, from aphrodisia heterosexual pleasures, from neuter plural of aphrodisios of Aphrodite, from Aphroditē


Medical Dictionary

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aphrodisiac

adjective aph·ro·di·si·ac \ ˌaf-rə-ˈdē-zē-ˌak , -ˈdiz-ē- \
variants: also aphrodisiacal play \ˌaf-rəd-ə-ˈzī-ə-kəl, -ˈsī-\

medical Definition of aphrodisiac

: exciting sexual desire

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aphrodisiac

noun

medical Definition of aphrodisiac

: an aphrodisiac agent


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