from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology The god of love, son of Aphrodite.
- n. Creative, often sexual yearning, love, or desire: "The new playful eros means that impulses and modes from other spheres enter the relations between men and women” ( Herbert Gold).
- n. Psychiatry Sexual drive; libido.
- n. The sum of all instincts for self-preservation.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. The god of love and sexual desire; son of either Erebus and Nyx or Aphrodite and Ares.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Love; the god of love; -- by earlier writers represented as one of the first and creative gods, by later writers as the son of Aphrodite, equivalent to the Latin god Cupid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Pl. Erotes or Eroses (e-rō′ tēz, ē′ ros-ez). In Greek myth, the god of love, identified by the Romans with Cupid. See Cupid.
- n. [NL.] In zoology, a genus of malacodermatous beetles, of the family Telephoridæ. There are many species, of Europe and America, as E. mundus of North America.
- n. In astronomy, No. 433 of the asteroid group, discovered photographically by Witt, at Berlin, in 1898, and for a time provisionally referred to as D. Q.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a desire for sexual intimacy
- n. (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid
Ken Wilber has been accused by some of falling into the ID camp, simply because he refers to a self-organizing principle based on the work of Jantsch behind evolution, which he refers to as Eros:
Using the Latin word "Eros," the pontiff says sex has become a commodity leading to the degradation of man.
As the computer attempted to position the ship within Erosâ€ ™ shadow, the plasma storm seemed to intensify.
Curated by writer, director, actress and model Audacia Ray, Modified Eros is “a photographic celebration of bodies modified with tattooing, piercing, corsetry, and scarification.”
It received a not very good review in Eros Zine way back before my time.
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There is an FDA approved mechanical therapy called the Eros, which is a clitoris vacuum therapy device, but -- and it's extremely helpful, especially in women with orgasmic problems, but, not yet a pill.
Now he had a man of his called Eros, whom he loved and trusted much, and whom he had long before caused to swear unto him, that he should kill him when he did command him: and then he willed him to keep his promise.
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