- a female given name.
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Examples from the Web for xanthe
Xanthe liked to watch the stream disappear in the myrtle-grove.
Ismene had a daughter herself just Xanthe's age, so it must probably have been true.
At that time Xanthe was still a child, but Phaon a tall lad.
The youth's composure aroused a storm of indignation in Xanthe's breast.
Let Phaon live with Xanthe in my house, which will soon be his own, for I am feeble and need help.