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also A·ton  (ät′n)
n. Mythology
An Egyptian god of the sun, regarded during the reign of Akhenaten as the only god.

[Egyptian jtn.]

A′ten·ism′ (ät′n-ĭz′əm) n.
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(ˈɑːtən) or


(Other Non-Christian Religions) (in ancient Egypt) the solar disc worshipped as the sole god in the reign of Akhenaten
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Noun1.Aten - the sun (or solar disc) which was the deity of a monotheistic cult under the Pharaoh Akhenaten
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