Phoenix

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See also: phoenix, Phönix, phœnix, and Phœnix

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνιξ (phoînix, the date (fruit and tree)", "mythical bird)

Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix f

  1. A taxonomic genus within the family Arecaceae – the date palms.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin phoenīx, from Ancient Greek φοῖνιξ (phoînix), Φοῖνιξ (Phoînix)

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Phoenix

  1. (mythology) A mythical firebird; especially the sacred one from ancient Egyptian mythology.
  2. (astronomy) A spring constellation of the southern sky, said to resemble the mythical bird. It lies north of Tucana.
  3. (Greek mythology) A character in the Iliad and father of Adonis in Greek mythology or a different character in Greek mythology, brother of Europa and Cadmus.
  4. The capital city of the state of Arizona in the United States of America, and the county seat of Maricopa County.
  5. A nickname sometimes used for Japan after World War II.
  6. A surname​.
  7. A male given name
  8. A female given name

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Proper noun[edit]

Phoenix m

  1. (astronomy) Phoenix

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Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek φοῖνιξ (phoînix), Φοῖνιξ (Phoînix)

Proper noun[edit]

Phoenīx m (genitive Phoenīcis); third declension

  1. (Greek mythology) A companion of Achilles during the Trojan War.

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Phoenix f

  1. Phoenix (a city, the state capital of Arizona, United States of America)