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Periboea

Definition of the noun Periboea

What does Periboea mean as a name of something?

Periboea is a genus of Syllidae.

Periboea is a genus of Asparagaceae.

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 Hesionidae, described by Ehlers in 1864.

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

Explanation

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 phrases containing the word Periboea:

  1. Delias Periboea Livia
  2. Species Periboea Disingi
  3. Species Periboea Longocirrata

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Periboea

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Google previewA Dictionary of Polite Literature; Or, Fabulous History of the Heathen Gods and Illustrious Heroes.. (1804)

PERIBOEA.

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 Classical Dictionary (1851)

by Charles Anthon

the neatherds of Polybus found the infant after it had been exposed, and brought it to Periboea, the wife of Polybus, who, ...

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 previewA Phonographic Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1846)

Abridged from the Octavo by William Bolles

Periboea. pér-ébé4. [Wäs. Peribomius, pèr-é bò'm. Pericles, pèr'éklá'z.

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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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