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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 Ado·nis /əˈdɑnəs, ˈdo-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ado·nis /əˈdɑnəs, ˈdonəs/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·do·nis n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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