Bastet

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Bas·tet

 (bä′stĕt) also Bast (bäst)
n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian goddess, daughter of Ra and agent of his vengeance, often depicted as a lioness or cat.

[Egyptian b'stjt.]
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