- aphrodite terra,
- aphthae majores
Origin of aphrodisiac
Word Origin for aphrodisiac
1719, from Greek aphrodisiakos "inducing sexual desire," from aphrodisios, "pertaining to Aphrodite; sexual pleasure; a temple of Aphrodite," Greek goddess of love and beauty. As an adjective from 1830 (earlier was aphrodisical, 1719)
A substance or quality that excites sexual desire.