Egypt. Myth. the sun god, represented as having the head of a hawk: the son of Osiris and Isis
Origin of HorusClassical Latin ; from Classical Greek Hōros ; from Egyptian Ḥeru, hawk
The ancient Egyptian god of the sky, son of Osiris and Isis, represented as having the head of a falcon.
Origin of HorusLate Latin, Hōrus, from Greek, Hōros, from Egyptian &hlowdot;rw.
detail of a wall painting of Horus in the Tomb of Horemheb, Valley of the Kings, near Luxor, Egypt
OriginSee also: Hórus
From Late Latin Hōrus, from Ancient Greek Ὧρος (Horos), from Egyptian ḥr.