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Horus

[ hawr-uhs, hohr- ]
/ ˈhɔr əs, ˈhoʊr- /
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noun Egyptian Religion.
a solar deity, regarded as either the son or the brother of Isis and Osiris, and usually represented as a falcon or as a man with the head of a falcon.
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Origin of Horus

<Late Latin Hōrus<Greek Hôros<Egyptian ḥr
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British Dictionary definitions for Horus

Horus
/ (ˈhɔːrəs) /

noun
a solar god of Egyptian mythology, usually depicted with a falcon's head

Word Origin for Horus

via Late Latin from Greek Hōros, from Egyptian Hur hawk
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