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

Origin of Sothis

< Greek Sṓthis < Egyptian spdt
Related formsSo·thic [soh-thik, soth-ik] /ˈsoʊ θɪk, ˈsɒθ ɪk/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for sothis

Canicula, Sirius, Sothis

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another name for Sirius

Word Origin for Sothis

Greek; see Sothic
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