aphrodisiacal


adjective

  1. Also aph·ro·di·si·a·cal [af-ruh-duhzahyuh-kuh l, –sahy-] /ˌæf rə dəˈzaɪ ə kəl, -ˈsaɪ-/. arousing sexual desire.

noun

  1. an aphrodisiac food, drug, potion, or other agent that arouses sexual desire.

noun

  1. a drug, food, etc, that excites sexual desire

adjective

  1. exciting or heightening sexual desire
n.

1719, from Greek aphrodisiakos “inducing sexual desire,” from aphrodisios, “pertaining to Aphrodite; sexual pleasure; a temple of Aphrodite,” Greek goddess of love and beauty. As an adjective from 1830 (earlier was aphrodisical, 1719)

adj.

  1. Arousing, increasing, or intensifying sexual desire.

n.

  1. An aphrodisiac drug or food.

A substance or quality that excites sexual desire.

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