pharaonic

adjective, often capitalized phar·a·on·ic \ ˌfer-ā-ˈä-nik \

Definition of pharaonic

1 : of, relating to, or characteristic of a pharaoh or the pharaohs
2 : enormous in size or magnitude
  • pharaonic construction projects

Examples of pharaonic in a Sentence

  1. the building of the Hoover Dam was a construction project of pharaonic proportions

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Origin and Etymology of pharaonic

French pharaonique, from pharaon pharaoh, from Late Latin Pharaon-, Pharao



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