Phoebus

Phoebus

[fee-buhs]
noun
1.
Classical Mythology. Apollo as the sun god.
2.
Literary. the sun personified.

Origin:
< Latin < Greek Phoîbos literally, bright, akin to pháos light; replacing Middle English Phebus < Medieval Latin; Latin, as above

Phoebean [fi-bee-uhn, fee-bee-] , adjective
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Phoebus (ˈfiːbəs)
 
n
1.  Greek myth Also called: Phoebus Apollo Apollo as the sun god
2.  poetic a personification of the sun
 
[C14: via Latin from Greek Phoibos bright; related to phaos light]

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