Associations to the word «Phoebe»


PHOEBE, noun. Any of several birds of the genus Sayornis.
PHOEBE, proper noun. A taxonomic genus within the family Lauraceae   — tropical and subtropical evergreen trees, native to Asia and the Americas.
PHOEBE, proper noun. A female given name.
PHOEBE, proper noun. (Greek god) A Titan, goddess of the moon, sister-wife of Coeus, and daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
PHOEBE, proper noun. (Greek god) An epithet and synonym for Selene; Phoebe Selene, after her maternal aunt, Phoebe (see above).
PHOEBE, proper noun. (Greek god) An epithet and synonym for Artemis; Phoebe Artemis, after her maternal grandmother, Phoebe (see above).
PHOEBE, proper noun. (astronomy) The 14th moon of Saturn.
PHŒBË, proper noun. Obsolete spelling of Phoebe
PHŒBE, noun. Obsolete spelling of phoebe

Dictionary definition

PHOEBE, noun. The cardinal number that is the sum of four and one.
PHOEBE, noun. (Greek mythology) a Titaness who became identified with Artemis as goddess of the Moon.
PHOEBE, noun. Small dun-colored North American flycatcher.

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