Definition of Niobe

1. Noun. (Greek mythology) the daughter of Tantalus whose boasting about her children provoked Apollo and Artemis to slay them all; Niobe was turned to stone while bewailing her loss.

Category relationships: Greek Mythology
Generic synonyms: Mythical Being



Definition of Niobe

1. n. The daughter of Tantalus, and wife of Amphion, king of Thebes. Her pride in her children provoked Apollo and Diana, who slew them all. Niobe herself was changed by the gods into stone.

Definition of Niobe

1. Proper noun. (context: Greek Mythology) A daughter of Tantalus ¹

2. Proper noun. ( female given name) ¹

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Medical Definition of Niobe

1. The daughter of Tantalus, and wife of Amphion, king of Thebes. Her pride in her children provoked Apollo and Diana, who slew them all. Niobe herself was changed by the gods into stone. Origin: L. Nioba, Niobe, gr. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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