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adjective Hyk·sos \ˈhik-ˌsäs, -ˌsōs\

Definition of Hyksos

  1. :  of or relating to a Semite dynasty that ruled Egypt from about the 18th to the 16th century b.c.

Origin and Etymology of hyksos

Greek Hyksōs, dynasty ruling Egyptian, perhaps from Egyptian ḥq˒ʾ ruler + h̬˒ʾšt foreign land

First Known Use: 1602

Rhymes with hyksos

bathos, benthos, bugloss, chaos, Chios, cosmos, Delos, demos, Ellás, emboss, en masse, Eos, epos, Eros, ethos, kaross, kudos, kvass, Lagos, Laos, Laplace, Lemnos, Lesbos, Logos, Madras, Melos, mythos, Naxos, Nepos, nol-pros, nonpros, pathos, peplos, Pharos, pit boss, pothos, ringtoss, Samos, Skyros, straw boss, telos, topos, tripos

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to introduce or suggest indirectly

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