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He·be

 (hē′bē)
n. Greek Mythology
The goddess of youth and spring, cupbearer to the Olympian gods.

Hebe

(ˈhiːbɪ)
n
(Classical Myth & Legend) Greek myth the goddess of youth and spring, daughter of Zeus and Hera and wife of Hercules

He•be1

(ˈhi bi)

n.
an ancient Greek goddess of youth, the daughter of Zeus and Hera.

Hebe2

(hib)

n.
usage: This term is a slur and should be avoided. It is used with disparaging intent and is perceived as highly insulting.
n.
Slang: Extremely Disparaging and Offensive. (a contemptuous term used to refer to a Jew.)
[1925–30; shortening of Hebrew]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Hebe - (Greek mythology) the goddess of youth and springHebe - (Greek mythology) the goddess of youth and spring; wife of Hercules; daughter of Zeus and Hera; cupbearer to the Olympian gods
Greek mythology - the mythology of the ancient Greeks
Translations

Hebe

[ˈhiːbɪ] N (US) (pej) → judío/a m/f

Hebe

[ˈhiːbɪ] nEbe f
References in classic literature ?
Laurence and Aunt March shrugged and smiled at one another when water, lemonade, and coffee were found to be to only sorts of nectar which the three Hebes carried around.
But if all you want to do is buy ready-grown plants from the garden centre, then shop for lavenders, anemones and hebes.
Plant them at the front of borders with dwarf hebes and heucheras, or in alpine beds, or add them to late winter containers.
Hebes are a sometimes overlooked shrub, but there are some beautiful varieties - and 'Great Orme', which is currently in blossom, is one.
Take semi-ripe cuttings of evergreen shrubs - eg hebes, camellias, choisya, holly, laurel and box - as well as herbs such as rosemary and lavender, and conifers.
Hebes are a sometimes overlooked shrub, but there are some beautiful varieties - and Orme currently bl i 'Great Orme' which is in blossom is one.
Take semi-ripe cuttings of evergreen shrubs eg hebes, camellias, choisya, holly, laurel and box as well as herbs such rosemary and lavender, and conifers.
Chloe, by email AEVERGREEN hebes are wonderful container plants - they are dead easy to grow.
Good plant partners include heathers, grasses, phormiums and dwarf hebes.
I think they are hebes and since they are not even in flower, it seems unlikely they could have any pollen.
Hebes Chasma, a huge trough on Mars, reflects the Red Planet's tumultuous and varied past.