- the sacred bird of ancient Egypt, corresponding to the phoenix.
Origin of Benu
vocalization of Egyptian bnw heron
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Examples from the Web for benu
Modern Benin was far enough removed from Oku and the upper reaches of the Benu to render the title vague and seemingly mistaken.
Though the trees on the opposite bank were clearly visible in the ever–spreading moonlight, the Benu itself was invisible.
If she had never seen the gourd it was more than probable that she would never have gazed on the Benu River.
There are also noticed several coins struck by rebels under the Benu Rasool dynasty.