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Cyp•ri•an



Pronunciation: (sip'rē-un), [key]
adj.
1. noting or pertaining to the worship of Aphrodite or to conduct inspired by Aphrodite.
2. lewd; licentious.
3. Cypriot.

n.
1. Cypriot.
2. a lewd or licentious person, esp. a prostitute.
3. the Cyprian,Aphrodite: so called because her cult was centered on Cyprus.

Cyp•ri•an



Pronunciation: (sip'rē-un), [key]
n.
Saint (Thascius Caecillus Cyprianus), a.d. c200–258, early church father, bishop, and martyr.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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