[ kuh-noh-pik, -nop-ik ]

  1. pertaining to Canopus.

Origin of Canopic

1875–80; <Latin Canōpicus of Canopus; see -ic

Words Nearby Canopic Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Canopic in a sentence

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

    Serapis, Complete | Georg Ebers
  • And a few minutes later the old man was making his way to the house in the Canopic street.

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

  • She followed the long road as far as the Canopic Gate, and cast herself upon the ground between two aloes.

    Ancient Manners | Pierre Louys