Phoebus

noun
Phoe·​bus | \ ˈfē-bəs How to pronounce Phoebus (audio) \

Definition of Phoebus

1 : apollo
2 not capitalized : sun

First Known Use of Phoebus

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Phoebus

Latin, from Greek Phoibos, from phoibos radiant

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“Phoebus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Phoebus. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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