either of two Egyptian water lilies of the genus Nymphaea, as N. caerulea (blue lotus) having light blue flowers, or N. lotus (white lotus) having white flowers.
- Egyptian mau
/maʊ/ noun 1. a breed of medium-sized cat with a spotted coat of medium length
- Egyptian ophthalmia
Egyptian ophthalmia E·gyp·tian ophthalmia (ĭ-jĭp’shən) n. See trachoma.
[ee-jip-tol-uh-jee] /ˌi dʒɪpˈtɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the scientific study of Egyptian antiquities. /ˌiːdʒɪpˈtɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the study of the archaeology and language of ancient Egypt n. 1859, from Egypt + -ology. Related: Egyptologist.