Definition of Speos

1. Noun. A tomb or temple carved from the solid rock ¹



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Definition of Speos

1. a tomb [n -ES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Speos

spending spree
spendings
spends
spendthrift
spendthrift trust
spendthrift trusts
spendthriftness
spendthrifts
spendthrifty
spendy
spense
spenses
spent force
spent forces
speos (current term)
speoses
speract
sperage
sperages
sperling
sperlings

Literary usage of Speos

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1. Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians, by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The Goddess of the speos Artemidos^ is represented in the hieroglyphics by a lioness \ ... speos ..."

2. The Book of the Kings of Egypt: Or, The Ka, Nebti, Horus, Suten Bȧt, and Rä by Ernest Alfred Wallis Budge (1908)
"Temple of Abydos, the speos Artemidos, etc. III. Golden Horus names 1,2. NEM-KHAU- USER-PETI-EM- IП. 1. 2. ..."

3. A Second Series of the Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians by John Gardner Wilkinson (1841)
"The Goddess of the speos Artemidos\ is represented in the hieroglyphics by a lioness \ ; and if it be true that the wolf and jackal were dedicated to one ..."

4. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1829)
"These speos (I give this name to the excavations in the rock which are not ... This speos was a chapel, or oratory, consecrated to these two divinities ..."

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