From Ancient Greek Ἀφρόδιτος (Aphróditos), masculine form of Ἀφροδίτη (Aphrodítē).
- (Greek mythology) was a male Aphrodite from Cyprus, and represented as a herm with a phallus, in later mythology became known as Hermaphroditus, the son of Hermes and Aphrodite.
- ^ 1850, William Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman biography and mythology Vol. II, page 408:
- ^ 1793, William Holwell, A Mythological, Etymological, and Historical Dictionary, page 440–441: