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 Phelis,Phid’ias. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Phenom’enon (plural, phenom’ena)
 
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, phainomnon.)   1
 


 Phelis,Phid’ias. 

 
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