Phoenix vs Phoenixlike - What's the difference?

phoenix | phoenixlike |


As a proper noun phoenix

is .

As an adjective phoenixlike is

resembling a phoenix, especially in being (figuratively) reborn after destruction.

phoenix

Alternative forms

* phenix, , pheonix

Noun

  • (mythology) A mythological bird, said to be the only one of its kind, which lives for 500 years and then dies by burning to ashes on a pyre of its own making, ignited by the sun. It then arises anew from the ashes.
  • (figuratively) Anything that is reborn after apparently being destroyed. Usually used as a simile.
  • Astronomers believe planets might form in this dead star's disk, like the mythical Phoenix rising up out of the ashes.
  • (mythology) A mythological Chinese chimerical bird whose physical body symbolizes the six celestial bodies.
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    phoenixlike

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Resembling a phoenix, especially in being (figuratively) reborn after destruction.