ALL meanings of adonis

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  • noun adonis a handsome youth loved by Aphrodite. Killed by a wild boar, he was believed to spend part of the year in the underworld and part on earth, symbolizing the vegetative cycle 3
  • noun adonis a handsome young man 3
  • noun adonis a handsome young man loved by Aphrodite: he is killed by a wild boar 3
  • noun adonis any very handsome young man 3
  • noun adonis Classical Mythology. a youth slain by a wild boar but permitted by Zeus to pass four months every year in the lower world with Persephone, four with Aphrodite, and four wherever he chose. 1
  • noun adonis a very handsome young man. 1
  • noun adonis A beautiful man. 0
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