[ uh-poh-fis ]
/ əˈpoʊ fɪs /

noun Egyptian Mythology.

a demon serpent of darkness whom Ra, as sun god, destroys every morning at dawn.
Also Apepi.

Origin of Apophis

< Greek Ápophis < Egyptian; see Apepi
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