Hathor

[ hath-awr, -er ]
/ ˈhæθ ɔr, -ər /

noun Egyptian Religion.

the goddess of love and joy, often represented with the head, horns, or ears of a cow.

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British Dictionary definitions for Hathor

Hathor
/ (ˈhæθɔː) /

noun

(in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation

Derived forms of Hathor

Hathoric (hæˈθɔːrɪk, -ˈθɒr-), adjective
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