Horus

[ hawr-uhs, hohr- ]

nounEgyptian Religion.
  1. 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.

Origin of Horus

1
<Late Latin Hōrus<Greek Hôros<Egyptian ḥr

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Horus

/ (ˈhɔːrəs) /


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

Origin of Horus

1
via Late Latin from Greek Hōros, from Egyptian Hur hawk

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