noun Egyptian Religion.
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In Egyptian mythology, Osiris, the god of the underworld, is praised for introducing beer to humans.
Osiris in his guise of the corn dies and comes to life again and is sown broadcast over the land.Myths and Legends of Ancient Egypt|Lewis Spence
An undisturbed tomb was found by accident in the Osiris temenos.
May Osiris sharpen my ears then, to detect the whole of your unheard-of audacity!The Last Days of Pompeii|Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
The details of it are not always intelligible to us, as we are still ignorant of many of the episodes in the life of Osiris.
The judgment of each individual took place after death, before the tribunal of Osiris, and in his Hall of Judgment.Human Life|Sherwood Sweet Knight
name of a principal god of Egypt, judge of the dead, from Latin Osiris, from Greek, from Egyptian Asar. Related: Osirian.