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Origin of the name THOERIS.
Etymology of the name THOERIS.
Meaning of the baby name THOERIS.

  

THOERIS (Θουέρις).  Another spelling of Greek Thouéris (q.v.), a form of Egyptian Ta-ur (q.v.), meaning "the great" or "the first."  An avenging deity of the Egyptians, and a feminine form of Typhon.  She was generally represented as a hippopotamus, standing erect and holding a knife in her hands.  She lived by devouring the wicked in Hades, and was the companion to Set.  In Egyptian astronomy she was the constellation Ursa Major of the Greeks and Romans. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).

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