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Cytherea

[sith-uh-ree-uh]
noun
  1. Aphrodite: so called because of her birth in the sea near Cythera.
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Historical Examples of cytherea

  • Nay, widowed is Cytherea, and idle are the Loves along the halls!

    Theocritus, Bion and Moschus

    Theocritus

  • Thine own bed, Cytherea, let him now possess,—the dead Adonis.

  • Cease, Cytherea, from thy lamentations, to-day refrain from thy dirges.

  • The umbones will be marked with the letter u, in Cytherea, fig. 117.

    A Conchological Manual

    George Brettingham Sowerby

  • The latter part of her speech he forgot in the calling of his attention to Cytherea.

    Cytherea

    Joseph Hergesheimer


British Dictionary definitions for cytherea

Cytherea

noun
  1. another name for Aphrodite
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Derived FormsCytherean, adjective
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