aphrodisiac

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aphrodisiac

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

aphrodisiac

[‚af·rə′dē·zē‚ak]
(physiology)
Any chemical agent or odor that stimulates sexual desires.
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WATERING COMPETITION, ANSWER THIS SIMPLE QUESTION: What is the famous Nando's sauce packing an aphrodisiacal punch?
To enter this mouthwatering competition, answer this simple question: What is the famous Nando's sauce packing an aphrodisiacal punch?
In e-mails with the subject heading "Gay Parents Equal Social Currency," we twenty- and thirty-somethings debate the merits of amorous conquest preceded by the aphrodisiacal statement, "I've got two daddies.
campaign points out that the zinc in Saskatchewan barley is also common to oysters and truffles, known for theft aphrodisiacal properties.
Many common, everyday spices have been attributed aphrodisiacal properties.
Head chef Paul Kimberley's passion for food has led him to create a selection of dishes that will leave you and your date overwhelmed by their aphrodisiacal qualities.
Eiseman's hot color themes for 2002 include the aphrodisiacal nature of chocolate brown, influenced by the movie "Chocolat," and the growing popularity of Eastern and Latin American cultural palettes that emphasize brighter, deeper reds, yellows and purples.
I can only assume that the smell of stale urine (like cats' spray) must possess aphrodisiacal properties for certain men, because phoning whores from BT kiosks (aka mini-latrines) and cottaging in public lavatories are obviously two major forms of recreation for many British males.
In this first chapter Maso establishes the equivalency of "lovemaking, language making" (15), where reading and writing are aphrodisiacal acts, and where sexual energy becomes a goal to achieve in writing: "And I'd like to do with any sentence what I'm about to do to you .
The aphrodisiacal qualities of the avocado were feared so much by Aztecs that they kept all their virgins indoors during the avocado season.
Coffee was alternatively recorded as causing sexual impotence or as possessing aphrodisiacal powers.
Chef Boome will pair foods optimal for making a love connection and discuss the nuances of using various ingredients with aphrodisiacal properties to incite certain emotions while SpeedDate will share expertise on making a first impression and using food as a conversation starter to break the ice helping boost chances of finding a match.