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Adonis

A`do´nis   Pronunciation: å`dō´nĭs
n.1.(Gr. Myth.) A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.
2.A preëminently beautiful young man; a dandy.
3.(Bot.) A genus of plants of the family Ranunculaceæ, containing the pheasant's eye (Adonis autumnalis); - named from Adonis, whose blood was fabled to have stained the flower.
Noun1.Adonisadonis - any handsome young man
2.Adonis - annual or perennial herbs
Synonyms: genus Adonis
3.Adonis - (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by Aphrodite, the goddess of love
ADvanced On-Screen Information SystemAdonis annua, buttercup family, crowfoot family, family Ranunculaceae, genus Adonis, magnoliid dicot genus, pheasant's-eye, Ranunculaceae
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