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Se•ra•pis



Pronunciation: (si-rā'pis), [key]
n.
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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