Sothis

[ soh-this ]
/ ˈsoʊ θɪs /

noun

the name for the star Sirius, the Dog Star, given by the ancient Egyptians.

Origin of Sothis

< Greek Sṓthis < Egyptian spdt

OTHER WORDS FROM Sothis

So·thic [soh-thik, soth-ik] /ˈsoʊ θɪk, ˈsɒθ ɪk/, adjective
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Sothis
/ (ˈsəʊθɪs) /

noun

another name for Sirius

Word Origin for Sothis

Greek; see Sothic
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