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Phoebus

Syllabification: Phoe·bus
Pronunciation: /ˈfēbəs
 
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Greek Mythology

Definition of Phoebus in English:

An epithet of Apollo, used in contexts in which the god was identified with the sun.

Origin

from Greek Phoibos, literally 'bright one'.

Words that rhyme with Phoebus

rebus

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