Sothic

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sothic Of or pertaining to Sothis, the Egyptian name for the Dog Star; taking its name from the Dog Star; canicular.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • Sothic Of or pertaining to the dogstar, Sothis.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Sothic sō′thik of or pertaining to the dog-star Sothis or Sirius
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Usage

In literature:

It is this Sothic period which Manetho has employed in his account of Egyptian history.
"History Of Egypt From 330 B.C. To The Present Time, Volume 10 (of 12)" by S. Rappoport
Another Sothic date of the 7th year of Senwosri III.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 1" by Various
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