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Meaning of ANKH

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ankh\, n. [Egypt.] (Egypt. Arch[ae]ol.)
A tau cross with a loop at the top, used as an attribute or
sacred emblem, symbolizing generation or enduring life.
Called also {crux ansata}.

 
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