Definition of Niobean in English:

Niobean

Pronunciation /nʌɪˈəʊbɪən/ /nʌɪəˈbiːən/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or resembling Niobe.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Matthew Stevenson (d. 1684), poet. From the name of Niobe + -an.