[fee-bah, fib-ah] /ˈfi bɑ, ˈfɪb ɑ/
a female day name for Friday.
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(formerly, especially in creole-speaking cultures) a name given at birth to a black child, in accordance with African customs, indicating the child’s sex and the day of the week on which he or she was born, as the male and female names for Sunday (Quashee and Quasheba) Monday (Cudjo or Cudjoe and Juba) Tuesday (Cubbena and Beneba) Wednesday (Quaco and Cuba or Cubba) Thursday (Quao and Abba) Friday (Cuffee or Cuffy and Pheba or Phibbi) and Saturday (Quamin or Quame and Mimba)
(W African) a name indicating a person’s day of birth
[fee-bee] /ˈfi bi/ noun 1. a female given name. /ˈfiːbɪ/ noun 1. a variant spelling of Phoebe1 a “deaconess of the church at Cenchrea,” the port of Corinth. She was probably the bearer of Paul’s epistle to the Romans. Paul commended her to the Christians at Rome; “for she hath been,” says he, “a succourer […]
[French fe-druh] /French ˈfɛ drə/ noun 1. a tragedy (1677) by Racine.
[fahy-dip-i-deez] /faɪˈdɪp ɪˌdiz/ noun 1. the Athenian runner who secured aid from Sparta in the struggle between the Athenians and the Persians 490 b.c. /faɪˈdɪpɪˌdiːz/ noun 1. 5th century bc. Athenian athlete, who ran to Sparta to seek help against the Persians before the Battle of Marathon (490 bc)
[fel-uh m, -em] /ˈfɛl əm, -ɛm/ noun, Botany. 1. (def 6). /ˈfɛləm/ noun 1. (botany) the technical name for cork (sense 4) phellem (fěl’əm) See cork.