pschent

noun
\ ˈ(p)skent \
plural -s

Definition of pschent

: the headdress of the later Egyptian pharaohs formed of the two crowns worn by the respective pharaohs of Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt before the union of the country under one rule

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History and Etymology for pschent

Greek, from Egyptian p-skhent, from p the + skhent double crown

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“Pschent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pschent. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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