Phenix

Phe"nix

(?), n.;
pl. Phenixes (#).
[L. phoenix, Gr. foi^nix.]
[Written also phnix.]
1. (Gr. Myth.) A bird fabled to exist single, to be consumed by fire by its own act, and to rise again from its ashes. Hence, an emblem of immortality.
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2. (Astron.) A southern constellation.
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3. A marvelous person or thing. [R.] Latimer.
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