Phoenix vs. Pheonix

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  • Phoenix (noun)

    A mythological bird, said to be the only one of its kind, which lives for 500 years and then dies by burning to ashes on a pyre of its own making, ignited by the sun. It then arises anew from the ashes.

  • Phoenix (noun)

    Anything that is reborn after apparently being destroyed. Usually used as a simile.

    “Astronomers believe planets might form in this dead star’s disk, like the mythical Phoenix rising up out of the ashes.”

  • Phoenix (noun)

    A mythological Chinese chimerical bird whose physical body symbolizes the six celestial bodies.

  • Phoenix (noun)

    A lepta.

  • Pheonix (noun)

    misspelling of phoenix

  • Phoenix (noun)

    the state capital of Arizona; population 1,567,924 (est. 2008). Its dry climate makes it a popular winter resort.

  • Phoenix (noun)

    a southern constellation (the Phoenix), west of Grus.

  • Phoenix (noun)

    used with preceding letter or numeral to designate a star in the constellation Phoenix

    “the star Delta Phoenicis”

Oxford Dictionary

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