any of a genus (Sayornis) of tyrant flycatchers with a grayish or brown back
Origin of phoebeechoic, with spelling, spelled after Phoebe
- a feminine name
- Gr. Myth. Artemis as goddess of the moon: identified with the Roman Diana
- Old Poet. the moon personified
- the small outermost satellite of Saturn, having an unusual retrograde orbit
Origin of PhoebeClassical Latin from Classical Greek Phoib?, feminine of Phoibos: see Phoebus
Any of several insectivorous songbirds of the genus Sayornis of the Americas, noted for the flicking motion of the tail.
Origin of phoebeImitative of its song ( influenced by the name Phoebe )
- Greek Mythology The goddess Artemis.
- A satellite of Saturn.
- The moon personified.
Origin of PhoebeMiddle English phebe from Latin Phoebē from Greek Phoibē from feminine of phoibos shining
- A female given name.
- (Greek mythology) A Titan, goddess of the moon, sister-wife of Coeus, and daughter of Uranus and Gaia.
- (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Selene; Phoebe Selene, after her maternal aunt, Phoebe (see above).
- (Greek mythology) An epithet and synonym for Artemis; Phoebe Artemis, after her maternal grandmother, Phoebe (see above).
- (astronomy) The 14th moon of Saturn.
Ancient Greek Î¦Î¿Î¯Î²Î· (PhoibÄ“), feminine form of Î¦Î¿á¿–Î²Î¿Ï‚ (Phoebus, “bright").