What does the word pharaoh really mean?

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'Pharaoh' is the term we use today to describe the rulers of ancient Egypt. Pharaoh' is actually a Greek word that is based on an Egyptian word that meant 'great house'. When this word was first used, it referred to the palace of the king and its greatness, not just to the king himself. We use the word 'pharaoh' today to mean the ruler of ancient Egypt.
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