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Meaning of PHOENIX

Pronunciation:  'feeniks

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the state capital and largest city of Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural center thanks to irrigation
  2. [n]  a constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
  3. [n]  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. [n]  a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa

PHOENIX is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: capital of Arizona, genus Phoenix
 See Also: Arecaceae, Arizona, AZ, constellation, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, Grand Canyon State, liliopsid genus, monocot genus, mythical being, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae, state capital



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ph[oe]"nix\, n. [L., a fabulous bird. See {Phenix}.]
1. Same as {Phenix}. --Shak.

2. (Bot.) A genus of palms including the date tree.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a phoenix in your dream, symbolizes immortality and renewal. It may also mean that your past continues to haunt you.