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Cytherea

[ sith-uh-ree-uh ]

noun

  1. Aphrodite: so called because of her birth in the sea near Cythera.


Cytherea

/ ˌsɪθəˈriːə /

noun

  1. another name for Aphrodite


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Derived Forms

  • ˌCytherˈean, adjective

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Example Sentences

This shell is very like Cytherea loeta, but differs from it in its markings, as well as its outline, which is more orbicular.

Suppose you are married to Cytherea herself, and the next week attacked with a rheumatic fever.

For there are certain spots even in this grand solitude consecrated to Cytherea and Bacchus, as he is now worshipped in champagne.

Occasionally Venus is called Cytherea, from the island near which Greek myth represented her as having arisen from the sea.

Peyton had looked with a stolid indifference at the dangerously fascinating, the incomprehensible, smile of Cytherea.

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