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Adonis US English

A beautiful youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone. He was killed by a boar, but Zeus decreed that he should spend the winter of each year in the underworld with Persephone and the summer months with Aphrodite

Adonis New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

youth loved by Aphrodite and Persephone

an Adonis in Adonis US English

An extremely handsome young man

Adonis blue US English

A small Eurasian butterfly, the male of which has vivid sky-blue wings

Adonis annua in pheasant's eye US English

A plant of the buttercup family which has scarlet flowers with dark centres, native to southern Europe and SW Asia