[muh-aht, mey-uh t]
- the goddess personifying law and righteousness.
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Examples from the Web for maat
The most prominent Egyptian abstract deity is Maat, 'truth.'Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
Worshipped be thou whom the goddess Maat embraceth at morn and at eve.Egyptian Ideas of the Future Life
E. A. Wallis Budge
I sometimes thinks me own ghost is out on the s'arch without me body, an' I shouldn't be surprised to maat it some day.The Lost Trail
Edward S. Ellis
Releasing Burt's hand, Critch caught the loop of the symbol of Maat and stood it on end.The Blind Lion of the Congo
See thou Horus at the look-out at the bow, and at his sides Thoth and Maat.
Word Origin and History for maat
Egyptian goddess, literally (in Egyptian) "truth."
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper