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Ca•no•pus



Pronunciation: (ku-nō'pus), [key]
n.
1. Astron.a first-magnitude star in the constellation Carina: the second brightest star in the heavens.
2. an ancient seacoast city in Lower Egypt, 15 mi. (24 km) E of Alexandria.

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canopic jarcanopy
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