Phoebe

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Ancient Greek Φοίβη (Phoíbē)

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Phoebe f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Lauraceae — tropical and subtropical evergreen trees, native to Asia and the Americas.

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek Φοίβη (Phoíbē), feminine form of Φοῖβος (Phoîbos, bright).

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Proper noun[edit]

Phoebe

  1. A female given name.
  2. (Greek mythology) A Titan, goddess of the moon, sister-wife of Coeus, and daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
  3. (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Selene; Phoebe Selene, after her maternal aunt, Phoebe (see above).
  4. (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Artemis; Phoebe Artemis, after her maternal grandmother, Phoebe (see above).
  5. (astronomy) The 14th moon of Saturn.

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  • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene: II: ii: 44:
    Now hath faire Phoebe with her silver face
    Thrise seene the shadowes of the neather world
  • 1901 American Standard Bible: Romans 16:1:
    I commend unto you Phoebe our sister who is a servant of the church that is at Cenchreae.

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Phoebe

  1. vocative singular of Phoebus