Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The ancient Egyptian god of the sky, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a falcon.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • proper noun Egyptian mythology the ancient Egyptian god of the sky.

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

Etymologies

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

[Late Latin, Hōrus, from Greek, Hōros, from Egyptian ḥrw.]

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

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