Definition of Phoebean in English:

Phoebean

adjective

Mythology
rare, poetic
  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of Phoebus (Apollo), especially as the god of poetry or as the god of the sun.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Newton (d. 1607), translator and Church of England clergyman. From classical Latin Phoebēus (from ancient Greek Φοίβειος of or relating to Phoebus (Apollo) from Φοῖβος Phoebus + -ειος, suffix forming adjectives) + -an. Compare French phébéen.

Pronunciation

Phoebean

/ˈfiːbɪən/