Definition of Adonian in English:

Adonian

adjective

  • 1Of, connected with, or characteristic of Adonis or an Adonis; Adonean.

  • 2Prosody
    rare Prosody. = Adonic. Now rare.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Nathaniel Baxter (fl. 1569–1611), Church of England clergyman and author. From the name of Adonis + -ian.

Pronunciation:

Adonian

/əˈdəʊnɪən/