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pharaonic

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adjective, often capitalized phar·a·on·ic \ˌfer-ā-ˈä-nik\

Definition of pharaonic

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or characteristic of a pharaoh or the pharaohs

  2. 2 :  enormous in size or magnitude <pharaonic construction projects>



Examples of pharaonic in a sentence

  1. <the building of the Hoover Dam was a construction project of pharaonic proportions>



Origin and Etymology of pharaonic

French pharaonique, from pharaon pharaoh, from Late Latin Pharaon-, Pharao


First Known Use: circa 1828


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