Slang a Jew: an offensive term of hostility and contempt
Origin of hebefrom Hebrew
Gr. Myth. the goddess of youth, daughter of Hera and Zeus: she is a cupbearer to the gods
Origin of HebeClassical Latin from Classical Greek H?b? from h?b?, youth
The goddess of youth and spring, cupbearer to the Olympian gods.
- (Greek mythology) The goddess of youth, and a daughter of Zeus and Hera. Hebe was the cupbearer of the gods until she married her paternal halfbrother, Heracles, with who she had twin sons, Alexiares and Anicetus. Her Roman counterpart is Juventas
- A female given name
- (astronomy) Short for 6 Hebe, a main-belt asteroid.
From Ancient Greek Ἥβη (Hēbē, literally “Youth, Prime of Life”).
- (slang, derogatory, offensive) A Jew.
- relating to youth
From Ancient Greek ἥβη (hebe, “youth”)