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"Cupid" is derived from the Latin 'cupido,' which means "Desire." He was the Roman god of love and affection, the son of Venus. Without fail, he has always been portrayed as a winged, blindfolded boy, armed with a bow and arrows which caused the victim to fall in love. His Greek equivalent was Eros.
- Famous real-life people named Cupid
Actor Oliver Hardy once went by "Cupid Hardy."
- Cupid in song, story & screen
Cupid-- a 2009 television show. A reworking of Rob Thomas' series "Cupid", which follows the adventures of a modern-day guy who may be a reincarnation of the fabled god of love.
Cupido Motel-- an Italian band.
Cupid-- song by Graham Parker.
Cupid-- song by Amy Winehouse.
Cupid-- song by Sara Evans.