Pharaonic

Pharaonic

[fair-ey-on-ik, far-]
adjective
1.
(sometimes lowercase) of or like a Pharaoh: living in Pharaonic splendor.
2.
(usually lowercase) impressively or overwhelmingly large, luxurious, etc.: a construction project of pharaonic proportions.
3.
(lowercase) cruelly oppressive; tyrannical: pharaonic tax laws.

Origin:
1850–55; < Greek Pharaōn- (stem of Pharaṓ pharaoh) + -ic

pre-Pharaonic, adjective
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Pharaoh (ˈfɛərəʊ)
 
n
the title of the ancient Egyptian kings
 
[Old English Pharaon, via Latin, Greek, and Hebrew ultimately from Egyptian pr-`o great house]
 
Pharaonic
 
adj

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