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phylon

[fahy-lon] /ˈfaɪ lɒn/
noun, plural phyla
[fahy-luh] /ˈfaɪ lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
a group that has a genetic relationship or common origin, as a race.
Origin of phylon
< New Latin < Greek phŷlon race, tribe, class, akin to phȳ́ein to bring forth, produce, be
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