Pharaonic Phar`a*on"ic, a. [Cf. F. pharaonique.] Of or pertaining to the Pharaohs, or kings of ancient Egypt. [1913 Webster]

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  • Pharaonic — adjective of or relating to the ancient Egyptian kings • Pertains to noun: ↑Pharaoh • Derivationally related forms: ↑Pharaoh * * * |ferā|änik, |fa(a)r , |fār , rē| adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pharaonic — /fair ay on ik, far /, adj. 1. (sometimes l.c.) of or like a Pharaoh: living in Pharaonic splendor. 2. (usually l.c.) impressively or overwhelmingly large, luxurious, etc.: a construction project of pharaonic proportions. 3. (l.c.) cruelly… …   Universalium

  • pharaonic — adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: French pharaonique, from pharaon pharaoh, from Late Latin Pharaon , Pharao Date: circa 1828 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of a pharaoh or the pharaohs 2. enormous in size or magnitude <… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pharaonic — pharaoh ► NOUN ▪ a ruler in ancient Egypt. DERIVATIVES pharaonic adjective. ORIGIN Greek Phara , from an Egyptian word meaning great house …   English terms dictionary

  • pharaonic — adjective a) of or pertaining to a Pharaoh b) impressively large or luxurious …   Wiktionary

  • pharaonic — phar·a·on·ic …   English syllables

  • Pharaonic circumcision — noun The ancient practice of female circumcision by the removal of the clitoris and labia majora and minora • • • Main Entry: ↑Pharaoh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pharaonic Guardian — Infobox ygoexpansionset | Expansion Name = Pharaonic Guardian Expansion Cover Card = Helpoemer OCG Release Date = n/a TCG Release Date = n/a Mechanics = Zombie monster and support cards, Gravekeepers, the once per turn you can flip this card into …   Wikipedia

  • pharaonic circumcision — a type of female circumcision; there are two different types: a radical form in which the clitoris, labia minora, and labia majora are removed and the remaining tissues are joined by clips or sutures (see infibulation), and a modified form in… …   Medical dictionary

  • pre-Pharaonic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

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