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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Greek
Origin: aphrodisiakos, from Aphrodite, the ancient Greek goddess of love

aphrodisiac

noun
     
aph‧ro‧dis‧i‧ac [countable]
a food, drink, or drug that makes you want to have sex
aphrodisiac adjective:
a fruit that is believed to have aphrodisiac properties

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