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Cupid:

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, in Greek religion and mythology, god of love. He was the personification of love in all its manifestations, including physical passion at its strongest, tender, romantic love, and playful, sportive love.
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Cupid

 

also Amor, in ancient Roman mythology, the deity of love, the personification of amorous passion. Cupid corresponds to the Greek god Eros. In art, beginning in the Hellenist epoch, cupids have been depicted as playful little boys.

Cupid

disguised as Ascanius, son of Aeneas. [Gk. Myth.: Aeneid]

Cupid

(Gk. Eros) god of love. [Rom. Myth.: Kravitz, 70]
See: Love

Cupid

while sleeping, revealed by Psyche’s lamp as her lover. [Gk. Myth.: Benét, 822]
See: Sleep

Cupid

1. the Roman god of love, represented as a winged boy with a bow and arrow
2. any similar figure, esp as represented in Baroque art

CUPID

A graphic query language.

["CUPID: A Graphic Oriented Facility for Support of Nonprogrammer Interactions with a Database", N. McDonald, PhD Thesis, CS Dept, UC Berkeley 1975].
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