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phenix

[fee-niks] /ˈfi nɪks/
noun
1.
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phenix

/ˈfiːnɪks/
noun
1.
a US spelling of phoenix

phoenix

/ˈfiːnɪks/
noun
1.
a legendary Arabian bird said to set fire to itself and rise anew from the ashes every 500 years
2.
a person or thing of surpassing beauty or quality
Word Origin
Old English fenix, via Latin from Greek phoinix; identical in form with Greek Phoinix Phoenician, purple
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