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noun Etymology: Latin, from Greek Sarapis Date: 1587 an Egyptian god combining attributes of Osiris and Apis and having a widespread cult in Ptolemaic Egypt and ancient Greece Serapis Se*ra"pis, n. [L., fr. Gr. ???, ???.] (Myth.) An Egyptian deity, at first a symbol of the Nile, and so of fertility; later, one of the divinities of the lower world. His worship was introduced into Greece and Rome.
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