Definition of Phoebades in US English:

Phoebades

noun

Mythology
  • Treated as plural. Priestesses of Phoebus (Apollo).

Origin

Late 16th century. From classical Latin Phoebades, plural of Phoebas priestess of Phoebus (Apollo) from ancient Greek Φοιβάς (plural Φοιβάδες) from Φοῖβος Phoebus + -άς.

Pronunciation

Phoebades

/ˈfiːbədiːz/