E·gyp·tian a. Pertaining to Egypt, in Africa.
Egyptian bean. Bot. (a) The beanlike fruit of an aquatic plant (Nelumbium speciosum), somewhat resembling the water lily. (b) See under Bean, 1.
Egyptian cross. See Illust. (No. 6) of Cross.
Egyptian thorn Bot., a medium-sized tree (Acacia vera). It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic.
1. A native, or one of the people, of Egypt; also, the Egyptian language.
2. A gypsy. [Obs.]
adj : of or relating to or characteristic of Egypt or its people
or their language
n 1: a native or inhabitant of Egypt
2: the ancient and now extinct language of Egypt under the
Pharaohs; written records date back to 3000 BC