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Egyptian British & World English

Relating to Egypt or its people

Egyptian cobra British & World English

A large nocturnal African cobra with a thick body and large head

Egyptian cotton British & World English

Fine-quality cotton of a kind developed in Egypt

Egyptian goose British & World English

A large African goose with a dark patch around the eye and either reddish-brown or greyish-brown upper parts

Egyptian plover British & World English

An African bird of the courser family, with a striking pattern of black and white over a mainly bluish back and buff-coloured underparts

Egyptian mongoose British & World English

A mongoose occurring over much of Africa and parts of SW Asia and Iberia, noted for its destruction of crocodile eggs

Egyptian vulture British & World English

A small white vulture with black wing tips, common in much of southern Eurasia and Africa

lotus British & World English

Either of two large water lilies:

Egyptian plover in plover British & World English

Used in names of birds similar to the plover in other families, e.g. Egyptian plover