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Alopochen AEgyptiaca
Spur-winged Spur"-winged`, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having one or more spurs on the bend of the wings. Spur-winged goose (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of long-legged African geese of the genus Plectropterus and allied genera, having a strong spur on the bend of the wing, as the Gambo goose (P. Gambensis) and the Egyptian, or Nile, goose (Alopochen [AE]gyptiaca). Spur-winged plover (Zo["o]l.), an Old World plover (Hoplopterus spinosus) having a sharp spur on the bend of the wing. It inhabits Northern Africa and the adjacent parts of Asia and Europe.
Balanites AEgyptiaca
Zachun a*chun", n. (Bot.) An oil pressed by the Arabs from the fruit of a small thorny tree (Balanites [AE]gyptiaca), and sold to piligrims for a healing ointment. --J. Smith (Dict. Econ. Plants).
Balanites AEgyptiaca
Bito Bi"to, n., Bito tree Bi"to tree` . [Etym. uncertain.] (Bot.) A small scrubby tree (Balanites [AE]gyptiaca) growing in dry regions of tropical Africa and Asia. Note: The hard yellowish white wood is made into plows in Abyssinia; the bark is used in Farther India to stupefy fish; the ripe fruit is edible, when green it is an anthelmintic; the fermented juice is used as a beverage; the seeds yield a medicinal oil called zachun. The African name of the tree is hajilij.
Egypt herring
Saury Sau"ry, n.; pl. Sauries. [Etymol. uncertain.] (Zo["o]l.) A slender marine fish (Scomberesox saurus) of Europe and America. It has long, thin, beaklike jaws. Called also billfish, gowdnook, gawnook, skipper, skipjack, skopster, lizard fish, and Egypt herring.
Egyptian
Egyptian E*gyp"tian, n. 1. A native, or one of the people, of Egypt; also, the Egyptian language. 2. A gypsy. [Obs.] --Shak.
Egyptian clover
Berseem Ber*seem", n. [Ar. bersh[=i]m clover.] An Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum) extensively cultivated as a forage plant and soil-renewing crop in the alkaline soils of the Nile valley, and now introduced into the southwestern United States. It is more succulent than other clovers or than alfalfa. Called also Egyptian clover.
Egyptian or East Indian
Note: Arabian millet is Sorghum Halepense. Egyptian or East Indian, millet is Penicillaria spicata. Indian millet is Sorghum vulgare. (See under Indian.) Italian millet is Setaria Italica, a coarse, rank-growing annual grass, valuable for fodder when cut young, and bearing nutritive seeds; -- called also Hungarian grass. Texas millet is Panicum Texanum. Wild millet, or Millet grass, is Milium effusum, a tail grass growing in woods.
Egyptian privet
Lawsonia Law*so"ni*a, n. (Bot.) An Asiatic and North African shrub (Lawsonia inermis), with smooth oval leaves, and fragrant white flowers. Henna is prepared from the leaves and twigs. In England the shrub is called Egyptian privet, and in the West Indies, Jamaica mignonette.
Egyptian privet
Privet Priv"et, n. [Cf. Scot. privie, Prov. E. prim-print, primwort. Prob. for primet, and perh. named from being cut and trimmed. See, Prim, a., and cf. Prime to prune, Prim, n., Prie, n.] (Bot.) An ornamental European shrub (Ligustrum vulgare), much used in hedges; -- called also prim. Egyptian privet. See Lawsonia. Evergreen privet, a plant of the genus Rhamnus. See Alatern. Mock privet, any one of several evergreen shrubs of the genus Phillyrea. They are from the Mediterranean region, and have been much cultivated for hedges and for fancifully clipped shrubberies.
Egyptize
Egyptize E"gypt*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Egyptized; p. pr. & vb. n. Egyptizing.] To give an Egyptian character or appearance to. --Fairbairn.
Egyptized
Egyptize E"gypt*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Egyptized; p. pr. & vb. n. Egyptizing.] To give an Egyptian character or appearance to. --Fairbairn.
Egyptizing
Egyptize E"gypt*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Egyptized; p. pr. & vb. n. Egyptizing.] To give an Egyptian character or appearance to. --Fairbairn.
Egyptologer
Egyptologer E`gyp*tol"o*ger, Egyptologist E`gyp*tol"o*gist, n. One skilled in the antiquities of Egypt; a student of Egyptology.
Egyptological
Egyptological E*gyp`to*log"ic*al, a. Of, pertaining to, or devoted to, Egyptology.
Egyptologist
Egyptologer E`gyp*tol"o*ger, Egyptologist E`gyp*tol"o*gist, n. One skilled in the antiquities of Egypt; a student of Egyptology.
Egyptology
Egyptology E`gyp*tol"o*gy, n. [Egypt + -logy.] The science or study of Egyptian antiquities, esp. the hieroglyphics.
Luffa AEgyptiaca
Loof Loof, n. (Bot.) The spongelike fibers of the fruit of a cucurbitaceous plant (Luffa [AE]gyptiaca); called also vegetable sponge.
Sesbania AEgyptiaca
Sesban Ses"ban, n. [F., fr. Ar. saisab[=a]n, seiseb[=a]n, a kind of tree, fr. Per. s[=i]sab[=a]n seed of cinquefoil.] (Bot.) A leguminous shrub (Sesbania aculeata) which furnishes a fiber used for making ropes. Note: The name is applied also to the similar plant, Sesbania [AE]gyptiaca, and other species of the same genus.

Meaning of Egypt from wikipedia

- 30°E / 26°N 30°E / 26; 30 Egypt (/ˈiːdʒɪpt/ (listen) EE-jipt; Arabic: مِصر‎ Miṣr), officially the Arab Republic of Egypt, is a transcontinental country...
- Egyptians are the people originating from the country of Egypt. Egyptian identity is closely tied to geography. The po****tion is concentrated in the lower...
- the country Egypt. Ancient Egyptian civilization followed prehistoric Egypt and coalesced around 3100 BC (according to conventional Egyptian chronology)...
- Egyptian hieroglyphs /ˈhaɪrəɡlɪfs/ were the formal writing system used in Ancient Egypt. Hieroglyphs combined logographic, syllabic and alphabetic elements...
- history of Egypt has been long and wealthy, due to the flow of the Nile River with its fertile banks and delta, as well as the accomplishments of Egypt's native...
- The question of the race of ancient Egyptians was raised historically as a product of the early racial concepts of the 18th and 19th centuries, and was...
- The Egyptian pyramids are ancient pyramid-shaped masonry structures located in Egypt. As of November 2008, sources cite either 118 or 138 as the number...
- The Egyptian language (Egyptian: r n km.t, Middle Egyptian pronunciation: [ˈraʔ n̩ˈku.mat], Coptic: ϯⲙⲉⲧⲣⲉⲙⲛ̀ⲭⲏⲙⲓ) is an Afro-Asiatic language which was...
- romanized: Ptolemaïkḕ basileía) was an ancient ****enistic state based in Egypt. It was founded in 305 BC by Ptolemy I Soter, a companion of Alexander the...
- The Plagues of Egypt (Hebrew: מכות מצרים, Makot Mitzrayim), in the story of the book of Exodus, are ten disasters inflicted on Egypt by the God of Israel...
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