Aegyptius, & Aegyptiacus, a, um. Of or perteining to Aegypt.
Aegyptus, ti, A countrie called Aegypt: on % West it is bounded with Lybia, and the countrie called Cyrenaica: on the North with the sea Meditarraneum, and part of Iudea. on the East with Arabia, and the Arabian sea: on the South with Ethiopia. This countrie although it rayne there but seldome or neuer, yet by the ouerflowing of the riuer of Nilus, it is made so fertile, that it hath abundance of all things sauing Vines, and bringeth forth straunge beastes. Of the great cities and other marueylous things in it, shall be remembred, where their names shall be rehearsed. This countrie cooke his name of Aegyptus, sonne to Belus kingof Babilon.* Aegypti nuptiæ, A prouerbe, spoken by vnluckie marpage, because the siftie sonnes of Aegyptus, maryed to the siftie daughters of his brother Danaus, were the first night, all sauing one, slaine of their wines, by the counsayle of their father.
Lewis and Short: Latin dictionary
Aegyptĭus, a, um, adj., = *ai)gu/ptios, Egyptian (the class. word for the later Aegyptiacus in Gell., Plin., and Treb.): rex, Cic. Pis. 21: acetum, a superior kind of vinegar, id. Hortens. ap. Non.: bellum, Nep. Dat. 3: litus, Plin. 6, 28, 32, 142: mare, id. 5, 9, 10, 54: classes, Suet. Caes. 39: vir, Vulg. Gen. 39, 1: ancilla, ib. ib. 16, 1; ib. Act. 21, 38 al.—Hence, II.Subst.: Aegyptĭus, ii, m., an Egyptian: quid igitur censes? Apim illum sanctum Aegyptiorum bovem, nonne deum videri Aegyptiis?Cic. N. D. 1, 29; id. Rep. 3, 9; Caes. B. C. 3, 110; Vulg. Exod. 2, 14; ib. Act. 7. 22 al.