pharaonic


phar·a·on·ic

adjective, often capitalized \ˌfer-ā-ˈä-nik\

Definition of PHARAONIC

1
:  of, relating to, or characteristic of a pharaoh or the pharaohs
2
:  enormous in size or magnitude <pharaonic construction projects>

Examples of PHARAONIC

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

Origin of PHARAONIC

French pharaonique, from pharaon pharaoh, from Late Latin Pharaon-, Pharao
First Known Use: circa 1828

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