adjective So·thic \ˈsōthik, ˈsäth-\

Definition of Sothic

  1. :  relating to the ancient Egyptian year of 36514 days or to the Sothic cycle

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Origin and Etymology of 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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