from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Greek Mythology Apollo, the god of the sun.
- n. The sun.
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- n. (Greek mythology) Greek god of light; god of prophecy and poetry and music and healing; son of Zeus and Leto; twin brother of Artemis
Middle English phebus, from Latin Phoebus, from Greek phoibos, shining, Apollo.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)