a fear of sunlight, daylight
Greek phengos ‘daylight’
- Phenic acid
phenic acid phe·nic acid (fē’nĭk, fěn’ĭk) n. See phenol.
properly Phoenix a palm-tree (as in the R.V.), a town with a harbour on the southern side of Crete (Acts 27:12), west of the Fair Havens. It is now called Lutro.
[fi-nish-uh, -nee-shuh] /fɪˈnɪʃ ə, -ˈni ʃə/ noun 1. . [fi-nish-uh, -nee-shuh] /fɪˈnɪʃ ə, -ˈni ʃə/ noun 1. an ancient kingdom on the Mediterranean, in the region of modern Syria, Lebanon, and Israel. /fəˈnɪʃɪə; -ˈniː-/ noun 1. an ancient maritime country extending from the Mediterranean Sea to the Lebanon Mountains, now occupied by the coastal regions […]
[fee-niks] /ˈfi nɪks/ noun 1. . [fee-niks] /ˈfi nɪks/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) a mythical bird of great beauty fabled to live 500 or 600 years in the Arabian wilderness, to burn itself on a funeral pyre, and to rise from its ashes in the freshness of youth and live through another cycle […]