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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

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