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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Phalaris, genus Phalarisnoun

    a genus of grasses with broad leaves and a dense spike of flowers


  1. Phalaris

    Phalaris was the tyrant of Acragas in Sicily, from approximately 570 to 554 BC.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Phalaris

    a tyrant of Agrigentum, in Sicily, in the 6th century, who is said, among other cruelties, to have roasted the victims of his tyranny in a brazen bull which bears his name; the "Letters of Phalaris," at one time ascribed to him, have been proved to be spurious.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Phalaris

    A plant genus of the family POACEAE.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of phalaris in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of phalaris in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

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