meaning of adonic

adonic meaning in General Dictionary

associated with Adonis famed for their beauty

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  • or relating to or like Adonis
  • having a rhythm comprising a dactyl followed closely by a spondee or a trochee
  • a verse line with a dactyl accompanied by a spondee or trochee; supposedly used in laments by Adonis
  • associated with Adonis, famed for his beauty.
  • An Adonic verse.

adonic meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) concerning Adonis, famed for their beauty.

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  • (n.) An verse.