1. phoenix a legendary bird that burned to death and emerged reborn
  2. Phoenix the state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona; situated in a former desert that has become a prosperous agricultural area thanks to irrigation
  3. phonics teaching reading by associating letters with their sounds
  4. phonic relating to speech
  5. Phenicia an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
  6. fornix generally any arch shaped structure
  7. sphinx one of a number of large stone statues with the body of a lion and the head of a man that were built by the ancient Egyptians
  8. Sphinx (Greek mythology) a riddling winged monster with a woman's head and breast on a lion's body; daughter of Typhon
  9. vernix a white cheeselike protective material that covers the skin of a fetus
  10. Phoenicia an ancient maritime country (a collection of city states) at eastern end of the Mediterranean
  11. phalanx any closely ranked crowd of people
  12. pharynx the passage to the stomach and lungs
  13. phonemics the study of the sound system of a given language and the analysis and classification of its phonemes
  14. phonetics the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes
  15. Phoeniculus type and only genus of the family Phoeniculidae
  16. Phoenicurus Old World thrushes
  17. nix command against
  18. phenacomys any of several vole-like terrestrial or arboreal rodents of cold forested regions of Canada and western United States
  19. UNIX trademark for a powerful operating system
  20. phrenic of or relating to the diaphragm

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