noun Egyptian Religion.
- a goddess of fertility, the sister and wife of Osiris and mother of Horus, and usually represented as a woman with a cow’s horns with the solar disk between them: later worshiped in the Greek and Roman empires.
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- an ancient Egyptian fertility goddess, depicted as a woman with a cow’s horns, between which was the disc of the sun; wife and sister of Osiris