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Egyptian

adjective Egyp·tian \ i-ˈjip-shən \
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of Egyptian

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

First Known Use of egyptian

14th century


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Egyptian

noun

Definition of Egyptian

1 : a native or inhabitant of Egypt
2 : the Afro-Asiatic language of the ancient Egyptians from earliest times to about the third century a.d.
3 often not capitalized : a typeface having little contrast between thick and thin strokes and squared serifs

First Known Use of egyptian

14th century


EGYPTIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Egyptian

Definition of Egyptian for English Language Learners

  • : a person born or living in Egypt

  • : the language spoken by ancient Egyptians


EGYPTIAN Defined for Kids

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Egyptian

adjective Egyp·tian \ i-ˈjip-shən \

Definition of Egyptian for Students

: of or relating to Egypt or the Egyptians

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Egyptian

noun

Definition of Egyptian for Students

1 : a person who is born or lives in Egypt
2 : the language of the ancient Egyptians


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