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Definition of the noun Periboea

What does Periboea mean as a name of something?

Periboea is a genus of Hesionidae, described by Ehlers in 1864.

Periboea is a genus of Hyacinthaceae.

Periboea is a genus of Ammotheidae, described by Bergroth in 1908.

Periboea is a genus of Pentatomidae, described by Stål in 1867.

Periboea is a genus of Polychaeta, described by Kinberg in 1865.

Periboea is a genus of Syllidae.


Periboea: In Greek mythology, nine people shared the name Periboea. Periboea was the daughter of either King Cychreus of Salamis or of Alcathous. Her mother was either Pyrgo or Evaechme, daughter of Megareus. She married Telamon and became and mother of Ajax. She was among the seven young girls sent to Crete as retribution; while on board the ship, Minos attempted to sexually abuse her but she was defended by Theseus, with whom she later consorted. Also known as Eriboea.

Phrases with Periboea

Phrases starting with the word Periboea:

  1. Periboea Disingi
  2. Periboea Longocirrata

Phrases ending with the word Periboea:

  1. Genus Periboea
  2. Delias Periboea

Other phrase containing the word Periboea:

  1. Species Periboea Disingi

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Periboea

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Google previewDictionary of Classical Mythology (2014)

by Jennifer R. March

Periboea. Second wife of OENEUS, king of Calydon. Periclymenus (1) A son of POSEIDON who was a Theban.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Ancient Deities (2013)

by Charles Russell Coulter, Patricia Turner

Periboea (A—F) (Greek) (A) Daughter of Hipponous, second wife of Oeneus. Mother of Tydeus. (B) Sometimes known as Merope. Spouse of Polybus of Corinth. Foster mother of Oedipus. (C) Daughter of Alcathous and Euaechme or Pyrgo.

Google previewA general dictionary, historical and critical (1735)

in which a new and accurate translation of that of ... Mr. Bayle, with the corrections and observations printed in the late edition at Paris, is included and interspersed with several thousand lives never before published. The whole containing the history of the most illustrious persons of all ages and nations ... With reflections on such passages of Mr. Bayle, as seem to favor scepticism and the Manichee system by Pierre Bayle, John Peter Bernard, Thomas Birch, John Lockman, George Sale

Son of the preceding Pistorius, John Pitcairne, Archibald Pithom Pitiscus, Bartholomew 83 Pits or Pitseus, John Place, Peter de la Plantevit-la-pause, John Platina, Bartholomew Plotina, Pompeia s Plotinus 63 Pocoke, Edward Periboea.

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Scrabble value of P3E1R1I1B3O1E1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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