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Aphrodite vs. Venus

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Aphroditenoun

(mineral) A soft and earthy mineral of a white or yellowish color, and with a waxy lustre, found at Langbanshytta in Sweden. It is a hydrated silicate of magnesia, and resembles meerschaum.

Venusnoun

Any of the bivalve molluscs in the genus Venus or family Veneridae.

Aphroditenoun

The Greek goddess of love, corresponding to the Venus of the Romans.

Venusnoun

The goddess of beauty and love, that is, beauty or love deified.

Aphroditenoun

A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike setæ; the sea mouse.

Venusnoun

One of the planets, the second in order from the sun, its orbit lying between that of Mercury and that of the Earth, at a mean distance from the sun of about 67,000,000 miles. Its diameter is 7,700 miles, and its sidereal period 224.7 days. As the morning star, it was called by the ancients Lucifer; as the evening star, Hesperus.

Aphroditenoun

A beautiful butterfly (Argunnis Aphrodite) of the United States.

Venusnoun

The metal copper; - probably so designated from the ancient use of the metal in making mirrors, a mirror being still the astronomical symbol of the planet Venus.

Aphroditenoun

goddess of love and beauty and daughter of Zeus in ancient mythology; identified with Roman Venus

Venusnoun

Any one of numerous species of marine bivalve shells of the genus Venus or family Veneridæ. Many of these shells are large, and ornamented with beautiful frills; others are smooth, glossy, and handsomely colored. Some of the larger species, as the round clam, or quahog, are valued for food.

Aphrodite

Aphrodite is an ancient Greek goddess associated with love, beauty, pleasure, passion and procreation. She was syncretized with the Roman goddess Venus.

Venusnoun

the second nearest planet to the sun; visible as an early `morning star' or an `evening star'; rotates slowly clockwise (in the opposite direction from the normal rotation of the planets);

‘before it was known that they were the same object the evening star was called Venus and the morning star was called Lucifer’;

Venusnoun

goddess of love; counterpart of Greek Aphrodite

Venusnoun

type genus of the family Veneridae: genus of edible clams with thick oval shells

Venus

Venus is the second planet from the Sun. It is named after the Roman goddess of love and beauty.

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