Φωσφόρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From φῶς (light) + -φόρος, from φέρω (bring)

Proper noun[edit]

Φωσφόρος m

  1. the star that brings the light; a name for planet Venus.
    πέντε δ΄ αἱ τῶν πλανωμένων ἄστρων περίοδοι γεγόνασιν͵ Ἡλίου καὶ Φωσφόρου καὶ Στίλβωνος ὁμοδρομούντων (Plutarchus, De defectu oraculorum, 430a)