[hawr-uh s, hohr-] /ˈhɔr əs, ˈhoʊr-/

noun, Egyptian Religion.
a solar deity, regarded as either the son or the brother of Isis and Osiris, and usually represented as a falcon or as a man with the head of a falcon.
a solar god of Egyptian mythology, usually depicted with a falcon’s head

1851, Egyptian hawk-headed god, from Latin Horus, from Egyptian Hor, literally “the high-flying one.”


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