For all your dictionary needs!
Header of Periboea


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 Polychaeta, described by Kinberg in 1865.


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

  1. Periboea Disingi
  2. Periboea Longocirrata
  3. Genus Periboea

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Periboea

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

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.

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Periboea

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Video about Periboea

How to Pronounce Periboea

Duration 00:16

Learn how to say words in English correctly with Emma Saying free pronunciation tutorials. Over 140000 words were already uploaded... Check them out! Visit ...

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.

Share this page


Go to the thesaurus of Periboea to find many related words and phrases!

Privacy Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary