Hathor

[hath-awr, -er]
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Hathor

noun
  1. (in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
Derived FormsHathoric (hæˈθɔːrɪk, -ˈθɒr-), adjective
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Word Origin and History for hathor

Hathor

goddess of love and joy in ancient Egypt, from Greek Hathor, from Egyptian Het-Hert, literally "the house above," or possibly Het-Heru "house of Horus."

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