Egyptian

Egyptian

Pertaining to egypt, in Africa. Egyptian bean.

(Science: botany) a medium-sized tree (acacia vera). It is one of the chief sources of the best gum arabic.

Origin: L. Aegyptius, gr, fr. (L. Aegyptus) Egypt: cf. F. Egyptien. Cf. Gypsy.


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