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NOUN (2)

1. a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money;
[syn: prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street]

2. a native or inhabitant of Cyprus;
[syn: Cypriot, Cypriote, Cyprian]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture;
- Example: "Cypriot expatriates"
- Example: "Cypriote monasteries"
[syn: Cyprian, Cypriote, Cypriot]

2. resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus;


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cyprian \Cyp"ri*an\ (s?p"r?-an), a. [L. Cyprius, fr. Cyprus, Gr. ????, an island in the Mediterranean, renowned for the worship of Venus.] 1. Belonging to Cyprus. [1913 Webster] 2. Of, pertaining, or conducing to, lewdness. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cyprian \Cyp"ri*an\, n. 1. A native or inhabitant of Cyprus, especially of ancient Cyprus; a Cypriot. [1913 Webster] 2. A lewd woman; a harlot. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

Cyprian adj 1: of or relating to Cyprus or its people or culture; "Cypriot expatriates"; "Cypriote monasteries" [syn: Cyprian, Cypriote, Cypriot] 2: resembling the ancient orgiastic worship of Aphrodite on Cyprus n 1: a woman who engages in sexual intercourse for money [syn: prostitute, cocotte, whore, harlot, bawd, tart, cyprian, fancy woman, working girl, sporting lady, lady of pleasure, woman of the street] 2: a native or inhabitant of Cyprus [syn: Cypriot, Cypriote, Cyprian]