HyperDic: phoenix

English > 4 senses of the word Phoenix / phoenix:
NOUNlocationPhoenix, capital of Arizonathe state capital and largest city located in south central Arizona
plantphoenix, genus Phoenixa large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa
person phoenixa legendary Arabian bird said to periodically burn itself to death and emerge from the ashes as a new phoenix
objectPhoenixa constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor
Phoenix / phoenix > pronunciation
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English > Phoenix: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymcapital of Arizona
Instance ofstate capitalThe capital city of a political subdivision of a country
Part ofArizona, Grand Canyon State, AZA state in southwestern United States
Spanishcapital de Arizona, Fénix, Phoenix
CatalanPhoenix
English > phoenix: 4 senses > noun 2, plant
MeaningA large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa.
Synonymgenus Phoenix
Member ofPalmae, family Palmae, Palmaceae, family Palmaceae, Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, palm familychiefly tropical trees and shrubs and vines usually having a tall columnar trunk bearing a crown of very large leaves
Broadermonocot genus, liliopsid genusgenus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
Spanishfénix, genus phoenix, phoenix
Catalangenus phoenix, phoenix
English > phoenix: 4 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA 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 / time and it renewed / renewed itself every 500 years.
Broadermythical beingAn imaginary being of myth or fable
Spanishfénix
Catalanfènix
English > Phoenix: 4 senses > noun 4, object
MeaningA constellation in the southern hemisphere near Tucana and Sculptor.
Instance ofconstellationA configuration of stars as seen from the earth
SpanishPhoenix

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