- skip - Brewer’s

Phenomʹenon (plural, phenomʹena)

means simply what has appeared (Greek, phainomai, to appear). It is used in science to express the visible result of an experiment. In popular language it means a prodigy. (Greek, phainomĕnon.)

previous entry · index · next entry

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ

Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

previous entry · index · next entry

Pharaoh who made Joseph his Viceroy
Pharaoh’s Chicken
Pharaoh’s Daughter
Pharian Fields
Pharisees
Pharos
Pharsalia
Pheasant
Phebe
Phelis
Phenomenon (plural, phenomena)
Phidias
Phigalian Marbles
Philadelphia Stones
Philander (in Orlando Furioso)
Philandering
Philanthropist (The)
Philemon and Baucis
Philip
Philip Nye (in Hudibras)
Philip Quarl