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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 phoe·nix /ˈfinɪks/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Phœ·nix n.
 1. Same as Phenix.
 2. Bot. [Capitalized] A genus of palms including the date tree.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state capital and largest city of Arizona; situated in a
           former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural
           center thanks to irrigation [syn: capital of Arizona]
      2: a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found
         in Asia and Africa [syn: genus Phoenix]
      3: a legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to
         death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix;
         according to most versions only one phoenix lived at a
         time and it renewed itself every 500 years
      4: a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and