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Phoenix Tree

The palm. In Greek, phoinix means both phoenix and palm-tree.

Now I will believe ... that in Arabia
There is one tree, the phoenix' throne- one phoenix
At this hour reigneth there.

Shakespeare: The Tempest, iii. 3.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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