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[hath-awr, -er] /ˈhæθ ɔr, -ər/
noun, Egyptian Religion
the goddess of love and joy, often represented with the head, horns, or ears of a cow. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Hathor


(in ancient Egyptian religion) the mother of Horus and goddess of creation
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Hathoric (hæˈθɔːrɪk; -ˈθɒr-) adjective
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Word Origin and History for Hathor

goddess of love and joy in ancient Egypt, from Greek Hathor, from Egyptian Het-Hert, literally "the house above," or possibly Het-Heru "house of Horus."

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