Wadjet

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From an Egyptian word for "papyrus colored", an allusion to the skin of the cobra.

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Wadjet

  1. (mythology) The patron goddess and namesake of the Ancient Egyptian city of Per-Wadjit, known as Buto to the Greeks. Wadjet takes the form of a cobra and is associated with the Eye of Horus.

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