Phoebe

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See also: phoebe, phœbe, and Phœbë

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Phoebe formosana.JPG

Etymology[edit]

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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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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Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek Φοίβη (Phoíbē), feminine form of Φοῖβος (Phoîbos, bright). As a given name, partially from Phoebe Cates.

Proper noun[edit]

Phoebe

  1. a female given name
  2. a moon of Saturn
  3. (Greek mythology) Phoebe

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Phoebe

  1. vocative singular of Phoebus

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