Niobe

noun
Ni·o·be | \ˈnī-ə-bē \

Definition of Niobe 

: a daughter of Tantalus and wife of Amphion who while weeping for her slain children is turned into a stone from which her tears continue to flow

First Known Use of Niobe

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Niobe

Latin, from Greek Niobē

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