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or phar·aoh  (fâr′ō, fā′rō)
1. A king of ancient Egypt.
2. A tyrant.

[Middle English Pharao, from Late Latin Pharaō, from Greek, from Hebrew par'ō, from Egyptian pr-'' : pr, house + '', great.]

Phar′a·on′ic (fâr′ā-ŏn′ĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.Pharaonic - of or relating to the ancient Egyptian kings


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