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Egyptian

[ ih-jip-shuhn ]
/ ɪˈdʒɪp ʃən /
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adjective
of or relating to Egypt or its people: Egyptian architecture.
Obsolete. of or relating to the Roma, a traditionally nomadic ethnic group.
noun
a native or inhabitant of Egypt.
the extinct Afroasiatic language of the ancient Egyptians. Abbreviation: Egypt.
a printing type having square serifs.
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Origin of Egyptian

First recorded in 1350–1400; Middle English Egipcien, Egipcian, Gypcian, from Old French egyptien, egipcien; replacing Middle English Egiptish, Old English Egiptisc, Egyptisc, Ægiptisc

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British Dictionary definitions for Egyptian

Egyptian
/ (ɪˈdʒɪpʃən) /

adjective
noun
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