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[pey-fee-uh n] /ˈpeɪ fi ən/

of or relating to Paphos, an ancient city of Cyprus sacred to Aphrodite.
of or relating to love, especially illicit sexual love; erotic; wanton.
noting or pertaining to Aphrodite or to her worship or service.
the Paphian, Aphrodite: so called from her cult center at Paphos.
(often lowercase) a prostitute.
of or relating to Paphos
of or relating to Aphrodite
(literary) of sexual love


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