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Definition of the noun aphrodisiac

What does aphrodisiac mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aphrodisiacs

  1. a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire

Alternative definition of the noun aphrodisiac


  1. A food or drug having such an effect

Definition of the adjective aphrodisiac

What does aphrodisiac mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. stimulating sexual desire


Who is Aphrodisiac?

Aphrodisiac a.k.a. Alton Miller: Growing up in the 1970s, Alton Miller soaked up the musical environment surrounding him in the Motor City, taking a particular interest in the sounds of Motown, Philadelphia, Parliament-Funkadelic, and Santana. It was during the early '80s once the "dance music crazed" Miller became friends with a young Derrick May that he decided to start spinning records, citing Chicago DJs such as Ron Hardy and Frankie Knuckles as prime influences. By the latter part of the same decade, Miller joined forces with George Baker and Chez Damier to start The Music Institute, a short-lived but legendary Detroit club that has since become near-mythical, thanks to the pioneering techno efforts of figures such as May. Following the demise of The Music Institute, Miller took an interest in Conga drumming in addition to DJing, which led to a period between 1989 and 1991 where he toured the world with his music. He then joined forces once again with May, first as an employee of the artist's Transmat Records label, then as Aphrodisiac, the title under which he would begin releasing his music.


Aphrodisiac is a musical group.


  1. "Aphrodisiac" is a song by Greek-Cypriot singer Eleftheria Eleftheriou. It represented Greece in the Eurovision Song Contest 2012. Eleftheriou competed against three other acts vying to represent Greece in the contest. She won a national final held on 12 March by national broadcaster ERT, and produced in association with record company Universal Music Greece.
  2. "Aphrodisiac" is a musical album of Andre Williams & The Diplomats of Solid Sound.
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Google previewDictionary of Plant Lore (2007)

by D.C. Watts

But such a hopeless idea as pansy being aphrodisiac must be reflected in the best-known of the “love” names – Love-in-idleness, for that can only mean Love- in-vain, a name that is actually recorded in Somerset (Grigson. 1955). Who would ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Tab&shir is largely used by Hindus and Mohammedans, and is considered " cooling, tonic, aphrodisiac, and pectoral.

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India (1889)

by Sir George Watt

' Tabdshtr is largely used by Hindus and Mohammedans, and is considered " cooling, tonic, aphrodisiac, and pectoral. It is an ingredient in many compound medicines ...

Google previewThe Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)

Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha

decoction with linseed for cough, aphrodisiac; as a paste, with butter for bleeding ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: pt. 1. Pachyrhizus to Rye. pt. 2. Sabadilla to Silica. pt. 3. Silk to Tea. pt. 4. Tectona to Zygophillum (1893)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

According to Outt it is regarded in Hindu medicine as tonic, alterative, and aphrodisiac, and is employed in consumption, emaciation, debility from old age, and rheumatism. It enters into the composition of many tonic preparations prescribed by ...

Google previewAmazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)

by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez

herbal ecotour group, the "clavohuasqueros', to study useful plants of the Amazon, including the 'clavohuasca', ”платью panurensis, a reportedly non- gender-specific aphrodisiac. While we can't guarantee that the vine is aphrodisiac, we are ...

Google previewZondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)

by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill

A supposed aphrodisiac, this plant also acts as an appetite stimulant for the aged .

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Indian Contributions to the World (2009)

15,000 Years of Inventions and Innovations by Emory Dean Keoke, Kay Marie Porterfield

They also believed it was an aphrodisiac, perhaps because of the name the Spaniards had given the plant, vaina, which meant both “pod” and “vagina.” Europeans used vanilla to flavor TOBACCO, another plant they adopted from American ...

Google previewA Dictionary of English Folklore (2000)

by Jacqueline Simpson, Stephen Roud

recommends the use of such a bone to assuage the fury of dogs and as an aphrodisiac. See under *horseman's word for another, related, use of toad's bones.

Google previewA Consumer's Dictionary of Cosmetic Ingredients (2010)

Complete Information About the Harmful and Desirable Ingredients in Cosmetics and Cosmeceuticals by Ruth Winter

Pliny thought it had aphrodisiac qualities when placed under a mattress. It reputedly made hair ...

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A man becomes as attractive as an attractive woman when he becomes successful and is publicly noted. Power's an aphrodisiac. (50 Cent)
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Scrabble value of A1P3H4R1O1D2I1S1I1A1C3

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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