That which as a drug or some kinds of food stimulate libido
- Exciting venereal desire revitalizing the wish to have sexual satisfaction
- stimulating libido
- a drug or any other agent that promotes libido
- Alt. of Aphrodisiacal
- That which (as a drug, or some kinds of meals) excites to venery.
1719, from Greek aphrodisiakos "inducing libido," from aphrodisios, "pertaining to Aphrodite; sexual satisfaction; a temple of Aphrodite," Greek goddess of love and beauty. As an adjective from 1830 (early in the day was aphrodisical, 1719)
a chemical representative or smell that stimulate intimate desires.
(a.) Alt. of Aphrodisiacal
- (letter.) That which (as a drug, or some forms of meals) excites to venery.
The drug often has a marked aphrodisiac action, producing priapism, or in the female sex the onset of the catamenia or abortion.