atef

noun
\ ˈäˌtef \
plural -s

Definition of atef

: a tall crown with a long feather on each side shown in the art of ancient Upper Egypt as worn by Osiris

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History and Etymology for atef

alternate transliteration of Egyptian ʾ̹tf

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“Atef.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/atef. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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