king of ancient Egypt c2600–2570 b.c.: builder of the third great pyramid at ·El· Giza.
Also, Mykerinos.
Also called Menkure. Unabridged
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fifth (according to some traditions, sixth) king of the 4th dynasty (c. 2575-c. 2465 BC) of Egypt; he built the third and smallest of the three Pyramids of Giza.

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