sun disk

noun

Definition of sun disk

: an ancient Near Eastern symbol consisting of a disk with conventionalized wings emblematic of the sun god (such as Ra in Egypt)

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First Known Use of sun disk

1850, in the meaning defined above

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“Sun disk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sun%20disk. Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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