Cupid: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ky'pid), [key]
— n.
  1. Also calledthe ancient Roman god of love and the son of either Mars or Mercury and Venus, identified with Eros and commonly represented as a winged, naked, infant boy with a bow and arrows.
  2. (l.c.) a similar winged being, or a representation of one, esp. as symbolic of love.
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