Meaning of hebe


Pronunciation: (hē'bē), [key]
— n.
  1. any of various shrubs and trees belonging to the genus Hebe, of the figwort family, native mostly to New Zealand, having evergreen leaves and clusters or spikes of white, pink, or purple flowers.


Pronunciation: (hē'bē), [key]
— n.
  1. a goddess of youth and spring, the daughter of Zeus and Hera, and wife of Hercules.


Pronunciation: (hēb), [key]
— n. Slang (disparaging and offensive)
  1. a Jew.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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