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Phar·aoh

or phar·aoh  (fâr′ō, fā′rō)
n.
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.

Pharaoh

(ˈfɛərəʊ)
n
(Historical Terms) the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
[Old English Pharaon, via Latin, Greek, and Hebrew ultimately from Egyptian pr-'o great house]
Pharaonic adj

Phar•aoh

(ˈfɛər oʊ, ˈfær oʊ, ˈfeɪ roʊ)

n.
1. a title of an ancient Egyptian king.
2. (l.c.) tyrant.
[before 900; Middle English Pharao, Old English Pharaon < Latin pharao < Greek pharaṓ, s. pharaōn- < Hebrew phār‘ōh < Egyptian pr ‘' great house (orig. a designation for the palace)]
Phar•a•on•ic (ˌfɛər eɪˈɒn ɪk, ˌfær-) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pharaoh - the title of the ancient Egyptian kingsPharaoh - the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
Cheops, Khufu - Egyptian Pharaoh of the 27th century BC who commissioned the Great Pyramid at Giza
ruler, swayer - a person who rules or commands; "swayer of the universe"
Translations
faraofaraon
faarao
faraon
fáraó
faraón
farao

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] NFaraón m

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] npharaon m

Pharaoh

nPharao m; the tombs of the Pharaohsdie Pharaonengräber pl

Pharaoh

[ˈfɛərəʊ] nfaraone m
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