Pronunciation: (fō'bus, -bos), [key]
1. Also,Pho•busPronunciation: (fō'bus). [key] Class. Myth.a son and attendant of Ares and the personification of a fear held to possess armies and cause their defeat.
2. Astron.one of the two moons of Mars. Cf. Deimos.
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