Egyptian

Definition of Egyptian

E`gyp´tian
a.1.Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa.
Egyptian bean
a - (Bot.) The beanlike fruit of an aquatic plant (Nelumbium speciosum), somewhat resembling the water lily.
b - See under Bean, 1.
Egyptian cross
See Illust. (No. 6) of Cross.
Egyptian thorn
(Bot.) a medium-sized tree (Acacia vera). It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic.
n.1.A native, or one of the people, of Egypt; also, the Egyptian language.
2.A gypsy.

Related Words

Arab Republic of Egypt, Egypt, United Arab Republic
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