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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A genetically related group.

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  • Once in the phylon many of these activities were elaborated in the life and death struggle for existence.
  • It weighed less than the original, achieved by replacing the forefoot polyurethane midsole with one made from phylon.
  • Septuagint for the chiefs of the tribes (e.g. I Par., xxiv, 31; xxvii, 22, patriarchai ton phylon; cf.
  • "Ontogeny, or the development of the organic individual, being the series of form-changes which each individual organism traverses during the whole time of its individual... for more
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