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Cytherean

[sith-uh-ree-uh n] /ˌsɪθ əˈri ən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Cytherea.
2.
Astronomy. of or relating to the planet Venus.
Origin of Cytherean
< LatinCytherē(a) (< Greek Kythéreia Cytherea) + -an
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  • The Cytherean babes had set their torches to that flotilla, and it had blazed like match-wood.

    Zuleika Dobson Max Beerbohm
  • Pallas Athene taught them by word of mouth, and the Cytherean was their rosy, warm, unfailing friend.

    Hills and the Sea H. Belloc
  • Now beneath the beaming moon, Cytherean Venus leads forth the band.

    Manners, Vol 3 of 3 Frances Brooke
  • The Cytherean spoke, and sought her son's embrace, and laid the armour glittering under an oak over against him.

  • The Cytherean gave ready assent to her request, and laughed at the wily invention.

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