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