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Serapis

[ si-rey-pis ]
/ sɪˈreɪ pɪs /
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noun
Also Sarapis. a Greco-Egyptian deity combining the attributes of Osiris and Apis, identified in Egypt with the Ptolemies: later worshiped throughout the Greek and Roman empires.
(italics) the British man-of-war captured by John Paul Jones in 1779.
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Serapis
/ (ˈsɛrəpɪs) /

noun
a Graeco-Egyptian god combining attributes of Apis and Osiris
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