Ado·nis /əˈdɑnəs, ˈdo-/
ado·nis /əˈdɑnəs, ˈdonəs/ 名詞
1. Gr. Myth. A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.
2. A preëminently beautiful young man; a dandy.
3. Bot. A genus of plants of the family Ranunculaceæ, containing the pheasant's eye (Adonis autumnalis); -- named from Adonis, whose blood was fabled to have stained the flower.
n 1: any handsome young man
2: annual or perennial herbs [syn: genus Adonis]
3: (Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by Aphrodite, the
goddess of love