Definition of Pschent

1. Noun. the double crown of ancient Egypt, combining the white crown of Upper Egypt with the red crown of Lower Egypt, worn by pharaohs after the union of the two kingdoms in around 3000 BC ¹



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Definition of Pschent

1. a crown worn by ancient Egyptian kings [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pschent

psammoma
psammomas
psammomatous
psammon
psammons
psammophile
psammophiles
psammophilous
psammophyte
psammophytes
psammosere
psammoseres
psarolite
psarolites
psc
pschent (current term)
pschents
psellism
psellisms
pseph-
psephism
psephisms
psephite
psephites
psephitic
psepho-
psephocracy
psephocratic
psephological
psephologies

Literary usage of Pschent

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1. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"As a child he is seen carried in his mother's arms, wearing the pschent or atf, and seated on a lotus-flower with his finger on his lips. ..."

2. A Thousand Miles Up the Nile by Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards (1877)
"Nefer A turn:—Human-headed, and crowned with the pschent. This God represented the nocturnal sun, or the sun lighting the lower world. ..."

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