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cupid meaning

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  • In classical mythology, Cupid (Latin Cupido, meaning "desire") is the god of desire, erotic love, Although Eros appears in Classical Greek art as a slender winged youth, during the Hellenistic period, In art, Cupid often appears in multiples as the Amores, or amorini in the later terminology of art history,
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  • NounPLcupids
    1. A putto carrying a bow and arrow, representing Cupid or love.
      1. The half-dozen pieces […] were painted white and carved with festoons of flowers, birds and cupids. To display them the walls had been tinted a vivid blue which had now faded, but the carpet, which had evidently been stored and recently relaid, retained its original turquoise.
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    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • The myth of Cupid and Psyche was one of the most influential romances in European culture. ‎
      • Its relief scene includes 11 cupids harvesting and stomping on grapes to make wine in a lenos, a long trough similar to the sarcophagus itself.
      • He was just walking down the street minding his own business when Cupid struck. ‎
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Cupid is so small and far away that it can only be seen with the Hubble Space Telescope. ‎

Meaning of cupid for the defined word.

Grammatically, this word "cupid" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
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    1. en cupidity
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    3. fr cupide
    4. fr cupides
    5. fr cupidité
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