Sothic

adjective
So·​thic | \ ˈsōthik, ˈsäth- \

Definition of Sothic

: relating to the ancient Egyptian year of 365¹/₄ days or to the Sothic cycle

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History and Etymology for Sothic

Greek Sōthēs the star Sirius + English -ic; from the fact that the year began when Sirius first appeared on the eastern horizon at sunrise

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“Sothic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sothic. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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