Phoebus



[fee-buh s] /ˈfi bəs/

noun
1.
Classical Mythology. Apollo as the sun god.
2.
Literary. the sun personified.
/ˈfiːbəs/
noun
1.
(Greek myth) Also called Phoebus Apollo. Apollo as the sun god
2.
(poetic) a personification of the sun

epithet of Apollo as sun-god, late 14c., from Latin Phoebus, from Greek Phoibos, literally “bright, shining, radiant,” of unknown origin. Related: Phoeban.

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