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 Apex,Apio’ius. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Aph’rodite (4 syl.).
 
The Greek Venus; so called because she sprang from the foam of the sea. (Greek, aphros, foam.)   1
   Aph’rodite’s Girdle. Whoever wore Aphrodite’s magic girdle, immediately became the object of love. (Greek mythology.)   2
 


 Apex,Apio’ius. 

 
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