Definition of Aphrodisiac
What does Aphrodisiac mean?
- a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
- stimulating sexual desire
- Arousing or intensifying sexual desire
- antonym: antaphrodisiac
- A food or drug having such an effect
- antonym: antaphrodisiac
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.
- also known as Alton Miler; Alton M; M, Alton
- born in Detroit
- nationality: United States of America
- albums: "Stories From Bohemia", "Progressions / Time & Space", "Song of the Drum", "Spaces & Places EP", "Souls Like Mine", "Pressure Drop", "A Little Longer", "Blue Funk", "Glory", "Ease Your Mind", "Rhythm Exposed", "Exstasoul", "Deep Experience EP", "Lolita", "Paradise (The Remixes)", "Soul: Often Imitated, Never Duplicated", "Get It Up / Big Phreek / You Were There"
Aphrodisiac is a musical group.
- "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.
- "Aphrodisiac" is a musical album of Andre Williams & The Diplomats of Solid Sound.
- released in May 2006 (7 years ago)
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aphrodisiac
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Encyclopedia of Family Health (2004)
by David B. Jacoby, R. M. Youngson
Cedarwood Sedative, antiseptic, astringent, expectorant, aphrodisiac Coughs, bronchitis, anxiety Chamomile Tonic, calming, painkilling, antibacterial Skin problems, nervous tension and neuralgia (nerve pain), digestive problems, insomnia, ...
The 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 ...
Amazonian Ethnobotanical Dictionary (1994)
by James A. Duke, Rodolfo Vasquez
herbal ecotour group, the "clavohuasqueros", to study useful plants of the Amazon, including the "clavohuasca", Tynnanthus panurensis, a reportedly non- gender-specific aphrodisiac. While we can't guarantee that the vine is aphrodisiac, we ...
The New international encyclopaedia (1918)
by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams
From ancient times aphrodisiac virtues have been ascribed to the mandrake, which was therefore supposed to cure barrenness. (See Gen. xxx. 14-16.) In the United States the name mandrake is often applied to the May apple ( Podophyllum ...
Zondervan Bible Dictionary (2009)
by J. D. Douglas, C. Merrill
A supposed aphrodisiac, this plant also acts as an appetite stimulant for the aged .
Encyclopedia 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 ...
A 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.
A 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 ...
New American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)
by Philip D. Morehead
aphrodisiac, antispasmodic, atropine, mandrake, nicotine. Slang, dope, stuff, junk , bam, chemicals, bang, basketball, biscuit, Nixon, happy dust. b. [meth] amphetamine ...
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Waiting for friends to come and play...
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Sounds like fun... ;-))))
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- Albuca - aphrodisiac
The raw leaves of this Albuca species are chewed by men in Central Mozambique as an aphrodisiac. Use of these aphrodisiac herbs is widespread in polygamous families where one man is married to up to 7 women (more commonly 2 up to 5). The plant is quite commonly cultivated for this purpose in the villages around Chimoio.
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- Aphrodisiac. 165/365.
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- Aphoristic aphrodisiac
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- Bring Your Own Aphrodisiac Party
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- They say ginseng is an aphrodisiac!
Two craneflies, mating on ginseng!
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Quotes about Aphrodisiac
Power is the ultimate aphrodisiac. (Henry Kissinger)
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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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