Definition: - a small dragon having the body of a Rhodesian Ridgeback, the wings of a bat, the forepaws of a Thylocine, and the long tail of a cheetah - a mythical beast of Texan lore said to breath fire and watch over the Texas from the sky - any beast that watches over a nation
Word History: Known also as "The Guardian", the pheoblex was first sighted by a wandering Cherokee chief. The legend was passed as a story until it was sighted again by an Egyptian scholar. She named the volant creature after the Phoenix (a legendary Egyptian bird) for it's fiery aura.
Example Sentence: As the yankee moved further south, the phoeblex kept a close eye on it, these strange fast-talking creatures were not to be trusted.