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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

phlox \phlox\ (fl[o^]ks), n. [L., a kind of flower, fr. Gr. flo`x flame, fr. fle`gein to burn.] (Bot.) A genus of American herbs, having showy red, white, or purple flowers. [1913 Webster] Phlox worm (Zool.), the larva of an American moth (Heliothis phloxiphaga). It is destructive to phloxes. Phlox subulata, the moss pink. See under Moss. [1913 Webster]