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Egyptian

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Egyptian (not comparable)

  1. Of, from, or pertaining to Egypt, the Egyptian people or the Egyptian language.

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Egyptian (plural Egyptians)

  1. A person from Egypt or of Egyptian descent.
  2. (obsolete) A gypsy.
    • 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 457:
      The people then assembled in this barn were no other than a company of Egyptians, or, as they are vulgarly called, gypsies, and they were now celebrating the wedding of one of their society.

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Egyptian

  1. The Afro-Asiatic language spoken in ancient Egypt.

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