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aphrodisiac

noun [C] uk   /ˌæf.rəˈdɪz.i.æk/  us   /-ˈdiː.ʒæk/
something, usually a drug or food, that is believed to cause sexual desire in people: Are oysters really an aphrodisiac? They say that power is an aphrodisiac.

aphrodisiac

adjective uk   /ˌæf.rəˈdɪz.i.æk/  us   /-ˈdiː.ʒæk/
belonging or relating to an aphrodisiac: the aphrodisiac properties of champagne
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