noun, plural phy·lae [fahy-lee] /ˈfaɪ li/.
Origin of phyle
Related formsphy·lic, adjective
Examples from the Web for phyle
There was a marked rustle of the curtains in front of Professor Phyle at this episode.
Professor Phyle, who had stuck his head out of the curtains, drew it in again suddenly, like the timid turtle.
With this object a protecting force was despatched to the "boundary estates," about two miles south of Phyle.Hellenica|Xenophon
Hence, he adds, were derived the names of the demes in the Dionysiac phyle at Alexandria, viz.Problems in Greek history|John Pentland Mahaffy
The walls and towers also of the city of Eleutherae and the fortress of Phyle are fine specimens of Hellenic fortifications.