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Egyptian

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adjective Egyp·tian \i-ˈjip-shən\

Definition of Egyptian

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of Egypt or the Egyptians

14th Century

First Known Use of egyptian

14th century


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Egyptian

noun Egyp·tian

Definition of Egyptian

  1. 1 :  a native or inhabitant of Egypt

  2. 2 :  the Afro-Asiatic language of the ancient Egyptians from earliest times to about the third century a.d.

  3. 3 often not capitalized :  a typeface having little contrast between thick and thin strokes and squared serifs

14th Century

First Known Use of egyptian

14th century


EGYPTIAN Defined for English Language Learners

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Egyptian

noun Egyp·tian

Definition of Egyptian for English Language Learners

  • : a person born or living in Egypt

  • : the language spoken by ancient Egyptians



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