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 H?ros from Egyptian ?eru, 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 hrw
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.