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Adonis 601 Words You Need to Know

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Adonis 601 Words You Need to Know

/əˈdəʊ.nɪs/ (noun)

Definition

a young man who is exceptionally handsome and beautiful – (Greek mythology) a very attractive and handsome young man who was loved by Aphrodite and Persephone – a red and yellow flower

Example

Adonis, in Greek mythology was youth of remarkable beauty, the favorite of the goddess Aphrodite. Charmed by his beauty, Aphrodite put the newborn infant Adonis in a box and handed him over to the care of Persephone, the queen of the underworld, who afterward refused to give him up.

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Parts o speech

Adjective: Adonic


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