[fee-druh, fed-ruh] /ˈfi drə, ˈfɛd rə/
noun, Classical Mythology.
the wife of Theseus who fell in love with Hippolytus, her stepson, and eventually hanged herself after causing his death.
(Greek myth) the wife of Theseus, who falsely accused her stepson Hippolytus of raping her and then hanged herself because he spurned her amorous advances
/ˈfiːɪk/ adjective 1. (of animals) having dusky coloration; less dark than melanic
[fee-druh s, fed-ruh s] /ˈfi drəs, ˈfɛd rəs/ noun 1. flourished a.d. c40, Roman writer of fables. /ˈfiːdrəs/ noun 1. ?15 bc–?50 ad, Roman author of five books of Latin verse fables, based chiefly on Aesop
[fey-en-uh] /feɪˈɛn ə/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. one of the Graces worshiped at Sparta.
phaeo- pref. Variant of pheo-.