What does aphrodisiac mean?

aphrodisiac meaning in General Dictionary

That which as a drug or some kinds of food stimulate libido

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  • 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.

aphrodisiac meaning in Etymology Dictionary

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)


aphrodisiac meaning in Sexual Dictionary

a chemical representative or smell that stimulate intimate desires.


aphrodisiac meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) Alt. of Aphrodisiacal

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  • (letter.) That which (as a drug, or some forms of meals) excites to venery.

Sentence Examples with the word aphrodisiac

The drug often has a marked aphrodisiac action, producing priapism, or in the female sex the onset of the catamenia or abortion.

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