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n. Mythology
The ancient Egyptian god of the sky, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a falcon.

[Late Latin, Hōrus, from Greek, Hōros, from Egyptian ḥrw.]


(Non-European Myth & Legend) a solar god of Egyptian mythology, usually depicted with a falcon's head
[via Late Latin from Greek Hōros, from Egyptian Hur hawk]


(ˈhɔr əs, ˈhoʊr-)

an Egyptian solar deity, regarded as the son or brother of Isis and Osiris, and represented as a falcon or as a falcon-headed man.
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