[uh-noo-bis, uh-nyoo-]

noun Egyptian Religion.

the god of tombs and weigher of the hearts of the dead: represented as having the head of a jackal. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Egyptian myth a deity, a son of Osiris, who conducted the dead to judgment. He is represented as having a jackal's head and was identified by the Greeks with Hermes
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Word Origin and History for anubis


jackal-headed god of Egyptian religion, from Greek Anoubis, from Egyptian Anpu.

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