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 (hăth′ôr, -ər)
n. Mythology
An ancient Egyptian goddess of fertility, motherhood, and music, often depicted as a woman with the head or horns of a cow.

[Egyptian ḥwt-ḥr, Hathor (literally, enclosure of Horus) : ḥwt, enclosure + ḥr, Horus.]
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(Non-European Myth & Legend) (in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
Hathoric adj
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