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[kuh-noh-pik, -nop-ik] /kəˈnoʊ pɪk, -ˈnɒp ɪk/
pertaining to Canopus.
Origin of Canopic
1875-80; < Latin Canōpicus of Canopus; see -ic Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She followed the long road as far as the Canopic Gate, and cast herself upon the ground between two aloes.

    Ancient Manners Pierre Louys
  • In the great house in the Canopic street it was late ere all was quiet for the night.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • The distance along the coast from the Canopic mouth to Pelusium was about a hundred miles.

  • In the greatest excitement he went out of the house, through the great gate, into the Canopic way, and walked on.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • In the Canopic way Dada was fairly beside herself with delight.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • A woman, of whom she enquired, directed her down a wider street that would take her into the Canopic Way.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • You notice that the Ushabti figures and the heads that form the stoppers of the Canopic jars are quite finely modelled.

    The Vanishing Man R. Austin Freeman
  • And a few minutes later the old man was making his way to the house in the Canopic street.

    Serapis, Complete Georg Ebers
  • The westernmost mouth of the Nile, on the other hand, was called the Canopic mouth.

  • The Canopic jars and outer coffins belonging to it were still unpacked in the freight cases.

    Masques & Phases Robert Ross

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