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CUPID

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Cupid mean? 

CUPID (noun)
  The noun CUPID has 2 senses:

1. (Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros
2. a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow

  Familiarity information: CUPID used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


CUPID (noun)


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Meaning:

(Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Amor; Cupid

Instance hypernyms:

Roman deity (a deity worshipped by the ancient Romans)

Domain category:

Roman mythology (the mythology of the ancient Romans)


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Meaning:

A symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("cupid" is a kind of...):

allegory; emblem (a visible symbol representing an abstract idea)


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