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

  • n. Mythology The Egyptian god of the moon and of wisdom and learning, usually represented as having the head and neck of an ibis.

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  • proper n. The ancient Egyptian moon god of wisdom, learning, and magic, usually depicted as an ibis or baboon.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The god of eloquence and letters among the ancient Egyptians, and supposed to be the inventor of writing and philosophy. He corresponded to the Mercury of the Romans, and was usually represented as a human figure with the head of an ibis or a lamb.
  • n. The Egyptian sacred baboon.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An Egyptian divinity whom the Greeks assimilated to their Hermes (Mercury).

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

  • n. Egyptian Moon deity with the head of an ibis; god of wisdom and learning and the arts; scribe of the gods

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  • The Callimachus Text is written in the Word of Thoth—a most ancient and complicated language.

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  • It is a mysterious language known as the Word of Thoth.

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  • And so he went in search of the one person in the world capable of reading the Word of Thoth: the Oracle of Siwa.

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  • You were put here to decode the Word of Thoth, then to die for the eternal benefit of Father del Piero and his friends.

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  • The Colossus entry is written in ‘Thoth I,’ the easiest dialect of the Word of Thoth.

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  • Written across the bottom of the scroll were a few lines of text, not in classical Greek, but in another language: the cuneiform-like strokes of the Word of Thoth.

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  • As they grow, they will learn to command their abilities, and when they are able to read the Word of Thoth, they will be able to decipher the Callimachus Text.

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