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Egretta albus
Egretta caerulea
Egretta garzetta
Egretta thula
Egypt herring
Egyptian alfalfa weevil
Egyptian bath sponge
Egyptian bean
Egyptian capital
Egyptian cat
Egyptian chlorosis
Egyptian clover
Egyptian cobra
Egyptian corn
Egyptian cotton
Egyptian cross
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Egyptian Empire
Egyptian grass

Egyptian definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EGYP'TIAN, a. Pertaining to Egypt in Africa.
EGYP'TIAN, n. A native of Egypt; also, a gypsy.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people or their language n
1: a native or inhabitant of Egypt
2: the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC

Merriam Webster's

I. adjective Date: 14th century of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt or the Egyptians II. noun Date: 14th century 1. a native or inhabitant of Egypt 2. the Afro-Asiatic language of the ancient Egyptians from earliest times to about the third century A.D. 3. often not capitalized a typeface having little contrast between thick and thin strokes and squared serifs

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. 1 of or relating to Egypt in NE Africa. 2 of or for Egyptian antiquities (e.g. in a museum) (Egyptian room). --n. 1 a native of ancient or modern Egypt; a national of the Arab Republic of Egypt. 2 the Hamitic language used in ancient Egypt until the 3rd c. AD. Derivatives: Egyptianize v.tr. (also -ise) Egyptianization n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Egyptian E*gyp"tian, a. [L. Aegyptius, Gr. ?, fr. ? (L. Aegyptus) Egypt: cf. F. ['e]gyptien. Cf. Gypsy.] Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa. Egyptian bean. (Bot.) (a) The beanlike fruit of an aquatic plant (Nelumbium speciosum), somewhat resembling the water lily. (b) See under Bean, 1. Egyptian cross. See Illust. (No. 6) of Cross. Egyptian thorn (Bot.), a medium-sized tree (Acacia vera). It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Egyptian E*gyp"tian, n. 1. A native, or one of the people, of Egypt; also, the Egyptian language. 2. A gypsy. [Obs.] --Shak.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Egyptians) 1. Egyptian means belonging or relating to Egypt or to its people, language, or culture. ADJ 2. The Egyptians are the people who come from Egypt. N-COUNT 3. Egyptian means related to or connected with ancient Egypt. ...the Egyptian pharaoh. ADJ 4. The Egyptians were the people who lived in ancient Egypt. N-COUNT


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