noun, plural u·rae·us·es.
Origin of uraeus
Examples from the Web for uraeus
The next morning, Amenhotep's Uraeus was gone and the corpse of Jason's man was found—part of it.Zero Data|Charles Saphro
The Uraeus or snake worn in the crowns and head-dresses of the Pharaohs was a symbol of royalty.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
She was dressed in priestly robes and wore a costly head-dress with the winged disc and the Uraeus.An Egyptian Princess, Complete|Georg Ebers
"Take the Uraeus crown from my head," he continued aloud, as he seated himself at the feast.Uarda, Complete|Georg Ebers
Without doubt it was the uraeus, that symbol which only the royalties of Old Egypt dared to wear.The Yellow God|H. Rider Haggard