Argunnis Aphrodite
Aphrodite Aph`ro*di"te, n. [Gr. ?.] 1. (Classic Myth.) The Greek goddess of love, corresponding to the Venus of the Romans. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike set[ae]; the sea mouse. [1913 Webster]

3. (Zo["o]l.) A beautiful butterfly ({Argunnis Aphrodite}) of the United States. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Aphrodite — Aph ro*di te, n. [Gr. ?.] 1. (Classic Myth.) The Greek goddess of love, corresponding to the Venus of the Romans. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike set[ae]; the sea mouse. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”