Definitions for "Adonis"
A youth beloved by Venus for his beauty. He was killed in the chase by a wild boar.
A preƫminently beautiful young man; a dandy.
Adonis was such a handsome youth that Aphrodite herself found him irresistible. A capable hunter, he disregarded the warnings of the goddess to retreat in the face of a boar which stood its ground and sustained a fatal injury from a charging boar's tusk. A grieving Aphrodite sprinkled nectar on the blood-soaked ground and the anemone blossomed forth. To call a man an Adonis is to draw attention to his beauty.
A genus of plants of the family RanunculaceƦ, containing the pheasant's eye (Adonis autumnalis); -- named from Adonis, whose blood was fabled to have stained the flower.
Adonis is a genus of about 20-30 species of flowering plants in to the family Ranunculaceae, native to Europe and Asia.
Adonis is one of the most famous landmarks in Timog Avenue, Quezon City in the Philippines. It is a gay bar famous for its lively nighttime entertainment. They are also famous for their Philippine holiday specials, most notably the National Heroes' Tribute given during the Philippine Independence Day.
Adonis is a Chicago acid house pioneer with classic "We're Rockin Down The House" released in 1986. Also produced such pioneering works as 'No Way Back'.
Keywords:  kennel, setter, dog, stud, club
English setter that was the first dog registered in the American Kennel Club's stud book(1878).
Keywords:  physique, specimen, perfect, male
perfect specimen of male physique
Keywords:  perennial, herbs, annual
annual or perennial herbs
Adaptive Optics Near Infrared System