Egyptianize

[ ih-jip-shuh-nahyz ]
/ ɪˈdʒɪp ʃəˌnaɪz /

verb (used with object), E·gyp·tian·ized, E·gyp·tian·iz·ing.

to make Egyptian; assign Egyptian origin or characteristics to.

verb (used without object), E·gyp·tian·ized, E·gyp·tian·iz·ing.

to become Egyptian; adopt Egyptian manners or characteristics.

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Also especially British, E·gyp·tian·ise.

Origin of Egyptianize

First recorded in 1655–65; Egyptian + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM Egyptianize

E·gyp·tian·i·za·tion, noun
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