A brightly colored butterfly (Argynnis aphrodite) of the united states.
A soft and earthy mineral of a white or yellow color, with a waxy lustre, bought at Langbanshytta in Sweden. It really is a hydrated silicate of magnesia, and resembles meerschaum.
The Greek goddess of love, corresponding toward Venus associated with the Romans.
A large marine annelid, covered with long, lustrous, golden, hairlike setæ; the sea mouse.
an attractive butterfly (Argunnis Aphrodite) of united states of america.
The Greek goddess of love and beauty, identified by the Romans making use of their Venus, who had been originally a deity of much less relevance.
[NL.] In zool.: A genus of chætopodous annelids, typical of the household Aphroditidæ (which see). A genus of lepidopterous insects. Hübner, 1816. A genus of bivalve mollusks. Also written Aphrodita. Isaac Lea.
[lowercase] multiple meerschaum. Its a hydrous silicate of magnesium.
goddess of love and beauty and girl of Zeus in old mythology; identified with Roman Venus