Old Egyptian

noun

: the language of ancient Egypt from the earliest texts to about 2000 B.C.

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Old Egyptian was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Old Egyptian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20Egyptian. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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