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osiris


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Osiris  \O*si"ris\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?;  of  Egyptian  origin.] 
  (Myth.) 
  One  of  the  principal  divinities  of  Egypt,  the  brother  and 
  husband  of  Isis.  He  was  figured  as  a  mummy  wearing  the  royal 
  cap  of  Upper  Egypt,  and  was  symbolized  by  the  sacred  bull, 
  called  Apis.  Cf  {Serapis}.  --  {O*sir"i*an},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Osiris 
  n  :  god  of  the  underworld  and  judge  of  the  dead;  husband  and 
  sister  of  Isis;  father  or  brother  of  Horus  [syn:  {Osiris}] 




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