Hebe definition

  • noun:
    • Greek Mythology The goddess of childhood and springtime, cupbearer to the Olympian gods.
    • A Jew.
    • The goddess of childhood, girl of Jupiter and Juno. She had been considered to possess energy of rebuilding youth and beauty to those that had lost all of them.
    • An African ape; the hamadryas.
    • In Greek misconception, the goddess of childhood and springtime; the personification of eternal and exuberant youth, and, until supplanted in this company by Ganymede, the cup-bearer of Olympus, a daughter of Zeus and Hera, just who offered this lady as wife to Hercules after his deification, as a reward of their accomplishments.
    • The sixth planetoid, found by Henke in Driesen, Prussia, in 1847.
    • [lowercase] In mammalogy, same as hamadryad, 4.
    • (Greek mythology) the goddess of childhood and springtime; spouse of Hercules; child of Zeus and Hera; cupbearer into the Olympian gods

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