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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Contemporary Examples of apophis

  • When Apophis buzzes the Earth on April 13, 2029, it will come within 19,400 miles (31,300 km) of our planet.

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    Sorry, Doomsday Theorists

    Ilana Glazer

    January 11, 2013

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