Definition of Adonean in English:

Adonean

adjective

rare
  • Of or belonging to the mythical figure Adonis; resembling or characteristic of Adonis.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Robert Baron (bap. 1630, d. 1658), poet and playwright. From classical Latin Adōnēus of or named after Adonis (from Byzantine Greek Ἀδώνειος (although this is apparently first attested later) from Ἀδώνις + -ειος, suffix forming adjectives) + -an.

Pronunciation:

Adonean

/əˈdəʊnɪən//ˌadəˈniːən/