Friday, February 8, 2013

Word from Mythology: Aphrodisiac

APHRODISIAC. The English word "aphrodisiac" means something that excites passion and desire. It is from the name of the Greek goddess of love, Aphrodite. You can read all about Aphrodite and her many lovers in the Aphrodite article at Wikipedia; if you are interested in the different foods and chemicals that are supposed to be aphrodisiacs, you can check the Aphrodisiac article.

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