"adonises" in the noun sense
any handsome young man
2. Adonis, genus Adonis
annual or perennial herbs
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"
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