Serapis

[ si-rey-pis ]

noun
  1. 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.

  2. (italics) the British man-of-war captured by John Paul Jones in 1779.

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Serapis

/ (ˈsɛrəpɪs) /


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

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