Etymology
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Cupid

Roman god of passionate love, late 14c., from Latin Cupido, personification of cupido "desire, love, passion," from cupere "to desire" (see cupidity). Identified with Greek Eros. Cupid's bow as a shape, especially of lips, is from 1858.

updated on June 06, 2018

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Definitions of Cupid from WordNet
1
cupid (n.)
a symbol for love in the form of a cherubic naked boy with wings and a bow and arrow;
2
Cupid (n.)
(Roman mythology) god of love; counterpart of Greek Eros;
Synonyms: Amor
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