Pronunciation: (pā'fē-un),[key] —adj. 1. of or pertaining to Paphos, an ancient city of Cyprus sacred to Aphrodite.
2. of or pertaining to love, esp. illicit sexual love; erotic; wanton.
3. noting or pertaining to Aphrodite or to her worship or service.
—n. 1. the Paphian,Aphrodite: so called from her cult center at Paphos.
2. (often l.c.) a prostitute.