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Phoebe

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Noun

1. 5, cinque, fin, five, fivesome, little phoebe, pentad, phoebe, quint, quintet, quintuplet, v

the cardinal number that is the sum of four and one

2. phoebe

(Greek mythology) a Titaness who became identified with Artemis as goddess of the Moon

3. phoebe, phoebe bird, sayornis phoebe

small dun-colored North American flycatcher

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Phoebe

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noun
any of several greyish-brown North American flycatchers of the genus Sayornis, such as S. phoebe (eastern phoebe)
noun
1. classical mythology
a Titaness, who later became identified with Artemis (Diana) as goddess of the moon
2. poetic
a personification of the moon
noun
the outermost satellite of the planet Saturn. It has retrograde motion and a dark surface

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Phoebe

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noun
1. 
a feminine name
2.  Greek Mythology
Artemis as goddess of the moon: identified with the Roman Diana
3.  OLD-FASHIONED, Poetic
the moon personified
4. 
the small outermost satellite of Saturn, having an unusual retrograde orbit
noun
any of a genus (Sayornis) of tyrant flycatchers with a grayish or brown back

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Phoebe

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n.
1. Greek Mythology The goddess Artemis.
2. A satellite of Saturn.
3. The moon personified.
n.
Any of several insectivorous songbirds of the genus Sayornis of the Americas, noted for the flicking motion of the tail.

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