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Overview of noun adonis

The noun adonis has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) adonis

(any handsome young man)

2. Adonis, genus Adonis

(annual or perennial herbs)

3. Adonis

((Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and Persephone; "when Adonis died Zeus decreed that he should spend winters in the underworld with Persephone and spend summers with Aphrodite") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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