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Osiris

[ oh-sahy-ris ]
/ oʊˈsaɪ rɪs /
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noun Egyptian Religion.
the king and judge of the dead, the husband and brother of Isis, and father (or brother) of Horus, killed by Set but later resurrected (after Horus killed Set): usually depicted as a man, partly wrapped as a mummy, having a beard and wearing the atef-crown.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Osiris

O·si·ri·an [oh-sahy-ree-uhn], /oʊˈsaɪ ri ən/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for Osiris

Osiris
/ (əʊˈsaɪrɪs) /

noun
an ancient Egyptian god, ruler of the underworld and judge of the dead

Derived forms of Osiris

Osirian, adjective
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