a breed of medium-sized cat with a spotted coat of medium length
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English Words From The Pharaohs
Most people recognize Ancient Greek and Latin as the primary donors to the English language. However, some of the most ancient words in English actually trace back to Ancient Egypt.
Word Origin for Egyptian Mau
Arabic mau cat
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