A taxonomic genus in the household Phaethontidae — tropicbirds.
Alternative type of Phaëthon.
The child of Helios (Phœbus), that is, the son of light, or of sunlight. He could be fabled having acquired permission to operate a vehicle the chariot associated with sun, in performing which his wish of ability might have set the whole world unstoppable, had he maybe not been hit with a thunderbolt by Jupiter, and hurled headlong to the lake Po.
A genus of oceanic birds like the tropic birds.
In ornithology, the actual only real genus of Phaëthontidæ.
(Greek mythology) child of Helios; killed whenever attempting to drive their dad's chariot and emerged too close to earth