Khufu

biographical name
Khu·​fu | \ ˈkü-(ˌ)fü How to pronounce Khufu (audio) \
variants: Greek Cheops \ ˈkē-​ˌäps How to pronounce Khufu (audio) \

Definition of Khufu

26th century b.c. king of Egypt and pyramid builder

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“Khufu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Khufu. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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