[frey-tree] /ˈfreɪ tri/
noun, plural phratries.
a grouping of clans or other social units within a tribe.
(in ancient Greece) a subdivision of a phyle.
noun (pl) -tries
(anthropol) a group of people within a tribe who have a common ancestor
[frey-zing] /ˈfreɪ zɪŋ/ noun 1. the act of forming . 2. a manner or method of forming ; phraseology. 3. Music. the grouping of the notes of a musical line into distinct . [freyz] /freɪz/ noun 1. Grammar. 2. Rhetoric. a word or group of spoken words that the mind focuses on momentarily as a […]
[fahy-let-iks] /faɪˈlɛt ɪks/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Biology. 1. .
1. variant of before a vowel: phyllite. 1. variant of -phyllo as final element of compound words: sporophyll. combining form 1. leaf: chlorophyll
[fil-uh-ree] /ˈfɪl ə ri/ noun, plural phyllaries. Botany. 1. one of the bracts forming the involucre or the head or inflorescence of a composite plant.