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Meaning of EROS

Pronunciation:  'eerâs

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid
 

EROS is a 4 letter word that starts with E.

 

 See Also: Greek deity

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\E"ros\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ? love, ? (personified) Eros, fr.
? to love.] (Greek Myth.)
Love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as
one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the
son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid.

 
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