from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Mythology The ancient Egyptian god of the sun, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a hawk.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. the ancient Egyptian god of the sky.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Egypt. myth., a divinity of dual relations.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. Egyptian solar god with the head of a falcon; the son of Osiris and Isis


From Late Latin Hōrus, from Ancient Greek Ὧρος (Horos). (Wiktionary)


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